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El Monte Early Morning Birding

May 11 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am

East County

El Monte County Park is recognized as a birding hotspot with an impressive array of birds. Join Ranger Arnold, an experienced birder, to catch those winged creatures in action! We’ll…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Outdoors Indoors: Collaborative Art Project

May 11 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Ever wanted to help paint a community mural? Now's your chance! Join us at Parkway Plaza over the weekend to paint a temporary mural of a riparian environment for mall…

Presented by San Diego River Park Foundation and Parkway Plaza

Hike Behind the Scenes at the River Park – Postponed

May 11 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am

East County

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN. PLEASE JOIN US ON JUNE 8 AT 9AM. Come along on a guided hike behind the scenes of the River Park! Lakeside's…

Presented by Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy

Family Friendly Mountain Biking Skills Course

May 11 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am

East County

The San Diego Mountain Biking Association in partnership with Sprockids San Diego will be hosting a mountain biking skills course at Big Rock Park in Santee! The event will help…

Presented by San Diego Mountain Biking Association and Sprockids

Flinn Springs Touch Table

May 11 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Visit our touch table where you will learn about the plants and animals of Flinn Springs. We’ll have animal pelts to touch, and some real animals to meet and hold.…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Star Party at Oakoasis County Preserve – CANCELLED

May 11 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

East County

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. For a similar event, we recommend checking out the Full Moon Hike at Louis Stelzer County Park on May 18. To…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Outdoors Indoors: Collaborative Art Project

May 12 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Ever wanted to help paint a community mural? Now's your chance! Join us at Parkway Plaza over the weekend to paint a temporary mural of a riparian environment for mall…

Presented by San Diego River Park Foundation and Parkway Plaza

Silverwood Tributaries and Riparian Habitat Exploration

May 12 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

East County

The oak-shaded tributaries of the San Diego River are of great ecological importance to the river's watershed. Join Silverwood's Resident Naturalist Phil Lambert to learn all about these special places.…

Presented by San Diego Audubon Society

Sunday Oakoasis Stroll

May 12 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

East County

Come see the 2,200 new trees recently planted at Oakoasis Preserve! This is a nice and moderately challenging walking opportunity that the whole family can enjoy – especially adults and…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Habitat Heroes @ Anza Native Schoolyard Habitat

May 18 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Native plant gardens not only serve as important habitats for local wildlife, but they are also an incredible way to connect kids to nature! The San Diego River Park Foundation…

Presented by San Diego River Park Foundation and Earth Discovery Institute and Anza Elementary School

Kumeyaay Ethnoecology Guided Hike

May 18 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

El Cajon, East County

Learn how the Kumeyaay thrived in San Diego County's backcountry and how they used and took care of Flinn Springs County Park. Join us for an easy, 1-mile guided hike…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Tracks and Scat – What Animal Left That?

May 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Join a Ranger on a moderate hike along the trails and creek to discover evidence of night-time activity. This is a 1-mile hike with an elevation gain/loss of approximately 500…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Alpine Guided Hike: Native Plants & Wildflowers of Wright’s Field

May 18 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

East County

Join the Back Country Land Trust for an easy, 2-mile guided hike of Wright’s Field Ecological Preserve, including an exploration of Alpine Creek's headwaters. This secluded tributary flows through the…

Presented by Back Country Land Trust

Open House: Flora & Fauna of the San Diego River

May 18 at 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

East County

From mountains to the ocean, San Diego county is known for its incredible biodiversity. Come learn about the flora and fauna of our region and how we can protect it!…

Presented by Santee Historical Society and Project Wildlife and The Zen of Monarch Butterflies

Clean Water Mobile Learning Lab

May 18 at 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

El Cajon, East County

Explore how the quality and availability of water affects the quality of our lives by visiting the Wyland Foundation's Mobile Learning Lab, a state of the art 1,000 sq. ft.…

Presented by San Diego River Park Foundation and City of El Cajon and Wyland Foundation

Full Moon Hike

May 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

East County

There are a limited number of full moons you can see in your life. Let this be one! Meet at the parking lot at Stelzer park for a moderate night…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Endangered Species Day at Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary

May 19 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

East County

Join us at San Diego Audubon's Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary on May 19. Guided nature tours will be offered at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., highlighting the rare and threatened species…

Presented by San Diego Audubon Society and Endangered Species Coalition

Snakes and Skins Touch Table

May 19 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

East County

Come and learn about the snakes, tortoises, and other animals that inhabit your local parks; touch live snakes, feel real animal pelts, and learn about the difference between native vs.…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

Sunday Oakoasis Stroll

May 19 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

East County

Come see the 2,200 new trees recently planted at Oakoasis Preserve! This is a nice and moderately challenging walking opportunity that the whole family can enjoy – especially adults and…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

They Only Come Out at Night!

July 20 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

El Cajon, East County

Join a ranger on a nighttime hike along the creek and trails of Flinn Springs County Park to look for night-loving creatures. We will see bats and owls, and maybe…

Presented by San Diego County Rangers

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