Guided River Walk with the CEO

Town and Country River Park Fashion Valley Rd & Riverwalk Dr, San Diego, CA, United States

To kick off San Diego River Days, The San Diego River Park Foundation's CEO, Rob Hutsel, (who is also one of the organization's founders) invites you to join him for a guided walk of the River Trail in Mission Valley. Learn about the history of this area, the ecological value, and the future of new...

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Restore Mission Valley Riparian Habitat

Town and Country River Park Fashion Valley Rd & Riverwalk Dr, San Diego, CA, United States

The San Diego River Park Foundation invites you to join us to help restore some beautiful riparian habitat in Mission Valley.  After several years of sawing down huge invasive plants, we are finally seeing the native species start to thrive, but they need a little help to re-establish so that they can provide benefits to...

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Mission Valley Kayak Clean-Up

Town and Country River Park Fashion Valley Rd & Riverwalk Dr, San Diego, CA, United States

Volunteers and kayakers needed! To help The San Diego River Park Foundation kick off our week-long River Days festivities, we are looking for shore volunteers and up to 10 kayakers to get in the water in the riverbed by Fashion Valley Mall to help us with an ongoing project to remove hard-to-reach stormwater debris floating...

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Nature Nights: Bat Walk and Moths

San Diego River Center at Grant Park 2450 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA, United States

Please join us for an evening adventure to listen and look for bats as we walk along the river. We will learn about bats and monitor their echolocation calls using bioacoustics. We will also set up a UV light to attract and observe moths. About our Presenters: Don Endicott, A retired civilian research engineer and...

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Mother’s Day Open House: Discover Eagle Peak Ranch

Eagle Peak Ranch 5030 Eagle Peak Rd, Julian, CA, United States

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Eagle Peak Ranch this Mother's Day, where individuals are invited to explore nearly five miles of diverse hiking trails, offering experiences ranging from leisurely strolls around serene ponds to traversing majestic coast live oak woodlands and expansive grasslands. With trails suitable for all skill levels, participants will revel in...

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Point Loma Native Plant Garden Open House

Point Loma Native Plant Garden 4444 Greene St., San Diego, CA, United States

Start your Saturday morning off with a stroll through the lovely Point Loma Native Plant Garden!  This beautiful community garden offers walking trails, picnic tables, benches, and of course, a variety of native plants, many of which are in bloom!   This is an open house offering to the community to come explore the garden on...

Hike With a Purpose: BioBlitz

Eagle Peak Ranch 5030 Eagle Peak Rd, Julian, CA, United States

Contribute to science and explore Eagle Peak Ranch for our Bioblitz! This event celebrates the exceptional biodiversity of Eagle Peak Ranch while also encouraging actions to protect it. We will be walking around Eagle Peak Ranch, documenting the area's flora and fauna via iNaturalist. Learn how to collect essential species information using your smartphone. We are...

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Discover Eagle Peak Ranch on Self Guided Hikes

Eagle Peak Ranch 5030 Eagle Peak Rd, Julian, CA, United States

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Eagle Peak Ranch, where individuals are invited to explore nearly five miles of diverse hiking trails, offering experiences ranging from leisurely strolls around serene ponds to traversing majestic coastal live oak woodlands and expansive grasslands. With trails suitable for all skill levels, participants will revel in the breathtaking views...

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Critter Cam Program

Eagle Peak Ranch 5030 Eagle Peak Rd, Julian, CA, United States

Join us for a unique volunteer event at Eagle Peak Ranch, where volunteers will accompany program staff to service multiple wildlife cameras scattered across the ranch. This hands-on opportunity provides an inside look into the intricate process of capturing San Diego's breathtaking biodiversity. By participating in this event, volunteers will not only assist in maintaining...

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Team IMPACT

Fashion Valley Mall 6997 Friars Rd., San Diego, United States

We are currently in the invasive removal season with Team IMPACT, and we invite you to join us in our efforts to remove non-native invasive species from the lower San Diego watershed, adjacent to Fashion Valley Mall. Together, we will work as a team to eradicate various invasive annual species, including wild radish, black mustard,...

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Preserve Steward Day

Boulder Creek Preserve 14741 Boulder Creek Rd, Descanso, CA, United States

Join our Preserve Stewards to care for the beautiful open space land of the headwaters of the San Diego River. This month, our focus shifts to Boulder Creek Preserve, an awe-inspiring property boasting breathtaking riparian habitats. Nestled within its scenic landscape lies a remarkable opportunity for us to nurture and maintain our riparian restoration area. As...

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Team ECO

San Diego River Center at Grant Park 2450 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA, United States

Duties include: vegetation removal, weeding, removing debris, graffiti removal, and occasional planting. This is the perfect opportunity for those with a flexible schedule to fit 2 hours of volunteer service into their schedule. Events are every Thursday from 8 am - 10 am. Additional Notes: All ages are welcome, but those under 16 need supervision....

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RiverWatch West

SDRPF Office 4891 Pacific Hwy #110, San Diego, United States

The RiverWatch Team goes out every month to collect water quality data to document the health of the San Diego River. These trends inform the management of the River, and the RiverWatch teams can also serve as an early alert system for emerging issues. We welcome you joining the team this month to help us...

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RiverWatch East

Mast Park 9125 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, United States

The RiverWatch Team goes out every month to collect water quality data to document the health of the San Diego River. These trends inform the management of the River, and the RiverWatch teams can also serve as an early alert system for emerging issues. We welcome you joining the team this month to help us...

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Clean & Green River Trash Clean-Up

Cottonwood Grove 2508 Hotel Circle Pl, San Diego, CA, United States +1 more

Looking for a volunteer opportunity that allows you to support a healthy river while interacting with a group of like-minded people? Come join one of The San Diego River Park Foundation's flagship volunteer teams to assist with River Clean-Ups!  Volunteers are needed to remove trash and pollution from both the North and South sides of...

Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve Wildflower Hike

Santa Ysabel East Open Space Preserve 500 Farmer Rd., Julian, CA, United States

Join Senior Program Manager Natalie Borchardt and County Park Ranger Doug Andrews on a hike as we explore the oak woodlands and native grasslands near the source of the San Diego River at the Santa Ysabel East Open Space Preserve. On this 8-mile out-and-back hike we will travel through oak woodlands, native grasslands, and fields...

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Bird Survey at Grant Park

San Diego River Center at Grant Park 2450 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA, United States

Please join bird experts Cindy Pencek and Ian Swirka to observe and count the birds that call this section of the river home! Get a sneak peak of our River Center at Grant Park location while you're there, as we build a unique youth education center to steward a new generation of nature advocates. Find...

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Habitat Restoration at the River Mouth

San Diego River Mouth 5156 W Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA, United States

Looking for a fun beautification project to impact your local community? Look no further, as our lovely River Mouth at the river estuary is always blooming with projects (and unfortunately this time of year, invasive plants)! Join the San Diego River Park Foundation's Garden Club and staff to help maintain the trails within the river...

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