What does your neighborhood need? You can help decide the future of park space in El Cajon!You are invited to a Community Parks Workshop to see recreation ideas from the community and offer your opinions.Community organizations are working together with local residents to plan recreation amenities in El Cajon. We need your help! Join us for an interactive workshop to see ideas, offer feedback, and meet landscape architects working on the project.This will be an open house style event; feel free…See More
River Kids Discovery Days! at Location: Locations vary across San Diego County (Julian, Santee, Mission Valley, Tierrasanta, Bay Park, and Ocean Beach)
March 9, 2019 from 9am to 12pm
Join the San Diego River Park Foundation on Saturday, March 9th for the 5th Annual River Kids Discovery Days - two days of nature, fun, & learning for kids!Families and groups from across San Diego can participate in a free two-day celebration of the San Diego River, featuring nature fun for youth and their families! Choose from a variety of volunteer projects and outdoor education opportunities to give your kids a leading role in protecting our natural resources and creating green spaces…See More
Come join us at our San Diego River Estuary Clean & Green event! The San Diego River Estuary is a critically important 330 acre wildlife area with habitat for many sensitive species, including endangered birds that nest in the estuary, like the Ridgway’s Rail and the California Least Tern. Over 100 different species of birds use this area as a rest area along the Pacific Flyway during their yearly migrations between Alaska and Mexico. Please join us as we work to remove trash and debris…See More
Each year, San Diego River Park Foundation volunteers remove more than 200,000 pounds of trash from our River. Without our amazing volunteers, this trash would be left to pollute native animal habitats, create unsightly piles in our parks and public spaces, leach contaminants into the water, and could be washed out in to our ocean and beaches!YOU can help with this critical work! The Clean & Green Team is a group of enthusiastic volunteers that focus on cleaning up storm water debris and…See More
Join us for our BIGGEST RIVER CLEANUP OF THE YEAR! October is Clean River Month, and what better time to remove every piece of trash from our Discovery Center site at Qualcomm Way to the Ocean… that’s 7 miles of Clean River! YOU and over 300 volunteers will work together in one huge community event to create a trash free River (along accessible sites) in Mission Valley! Volunteers work will help to beautify open spaces along the River and care for native habitat, keeping the area clean and…See More
You can help improve habitat for wildlife at Mission Valley Preserve, a 52-acre wildlife preserve right in San Diego! Volunteers will help to remove non-native invasive plant species, clearing the way for local species to take over and creating a healthy environment for the plants and animals that call our river home.Volunteer tasks include chopping, hauling, digging, trimming, and more. All tools and supplies are provided. Community service hours can be verified for those that need them. Be…See More
Join the San Diego River Park Foundation for two weekends of FUN and FREE activities along our San Diego River!San Diego River Days is an annual event that takes place all along the River, from Julian to Ocean Beach. Participants of all ages are invited to come outdoors and celebrate our River by joining in activities such as volunteering, hikes, bike rides, animal encounters, nature walks, workshops, planting trees, citizen science, swap meets, and much more! This is a chance to connect with…See More
Join the San Diego River Park Foundation for a day of FUN and FREE activities along our San Diego River!Kids, classes, groups, and families are invited to take part in community and nature education opportunities such as: painting signs, gardening, weeding, exploring sensitive coastal habitat, picking up litter, and more! This is a chance for youth to take a leading role in protecting our natural resources and creating green spaces for the community.If YOU are looking to get outside and give…See More
Join the San Diego River Park Foundation for two days of FUN and FREE activities along our San Diego River!River Kids Discovery Days is an annual event that takes place all along the River, from Julian to Ocean Beach. Kids, classes, groups, and families are invited to take part in community and nature education opportunities such as: painting signs, meeting animals, planting trees, exploring a nature preserve, conducing citizen science, and much more! This is a chance for youth to take a…See More
Join the San Diego River Park Foundation for a special Clean & Green event, sponsored by Financial Partners Credit Union!YOU and over 200 volunteers will work together in one huge community event at the Mission Valley Preserve, a 52-acre wildlife preserve right in San Diego! Volunteer work will help to beautify this urban park and care for native habitat, keeping the area clean and safe for visitors as well as the native animal species that call our River home. All ages welcome!Volunteer…See More
The San Diego River Park Foundation is dedicated to creating a better quality of life for our community through the creation of a 52 mile river-long system and improving the health of this important waterway. Our programs, projects, and events are aimed at connecting people to the San Diego River and empowering the community to steward and celebrate our historic River.
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