Plan for the Bixby Marshland Open House
Did you know that in addition to operating wastewater and solid waste facilities, the Sanitation Districts own and maintain a marshland? Yes, it’s true.
The Bixby Marshland, a 17-acre marsh, is located to the northwest of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant near the intersection of Figueroa Street and Sepulveda Boulevard in the City of Carson. The marsh was restored by the Sanitation Districts and reopened to the public in 2009. Now that the marsh has been rejuvenated, a large variety of plants, birds, fish, and animals call the Bixby Marshland home.
The marshland is open the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon Docents are onsite to provide tours to those interested or self-guided tours are also available. Tours for groups may also be scheduled by appointment by calling 562-908-4288, extension 2301. To see recordings of past Bixby Marshland public tours, visit the LACSD Sanitation Page.
The entrance to the marshland is located on Figueroa Street, just south of Sepulveda Boulevard, on the west side of the street. An iron gate, not far from the corner of Figueroa and Sepulveda, leads into the parking lot. From the 110 Freeway, exit Sepulveda and head east to Figueroa Street. Turn right on Figueroa Street and turn right into the marshland.