We want you to get involved! Enjoy the San Dieguito River Park through one (or more!) of our upcoming events.
Upcoming Events & Guided Hikes
Volcan Mountain Foundation Presents: The Second Annual Julian Wild & Scenic Film Festival
May 17-19, 2013
SAVE the DATES and make your reservations early! http://www.julianfilmfestival.com/
Coast to Crest Challenge Series
Friday, May 17, 2013
Interested in challenging your physical strength and endurance while exercising in open space? This new series will consist of both hikes and bike rides, led by David O’Connor, San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Conservation Manager. Details: Meet at 7am at the Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserve (East) trailhead pull out off highway 79 East – Hwy 79 Trailhead: Take Hwy 78 into Santa Ysabel. Turn north on to Hwy 79. Trailhead is 1.5 miles north of Santa Ysabel or just south of the Santa Ysabel Mission. Parking is available along Hwy 79. We will then carpool from there to the Farmer’s road trailhead and walk back Please register to participate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Dieguito River Running Club
Saturday, May 25, 2013
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy and San Dieguito River Park are leading the efforts to run the valley coast to crest. The self-proclaimed Pronghorns will meet at the designated location and time before heading out with a running map for a self-guided and individually-paced run. Participants must have two cars/carpool option to participate. We will meet at the Santa Fe Trailhead at 6:30 AM sharp to leave car 1 and drive to Sikes Trailhead to park car 2. Once the cars are parked, participants will run around Lake Hodges back to Santa Fe Trailhead. If you have any questions, please contact, David O’Connor, at email@example.com.
The Nature of Art
Saturday, July 13, 2013
SDRP Headquarters, 18372 Sycamore Creek Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
Members: Free and Non-Members: $15/person
Create art from nature using natural materials found in the San Dieguito River Park. Participants will meet at the San Dieguito River Park Headquarters for a ranger-led interpretive hike on the Highland Valley Trails to collect materials. Once materials are collected, we will return to make art.
Long-Board Surf Lesson with Scott Boaz
Saturday, July 27, 2013
North Beach (aka Dog Beach) 29th Street, Del Mar, CA
Members: $30/person and Non-Members: $55/person (Limit 10 people)
Surf to Support the SDRVC. You are encouraged to bring your own board or one may be provided for you.
Free Lecture Series
The Beetles of San Diego County
Sunday, May 19, 2013
A discussion by Robyn Waayers including the following topics:
What ARE beetles? Beetle diversity and abundance. Beneficial, harmful and neutral beetle species. A sampling of our local beetles: the beetle species of the San Diego County mountains and points west, and the San Diego County deserts. Local introduced (non-native) beetles, including the Gold-spotted Oak Borer. Tips on how to observe and study beetles. The future for beetles.
Robyn Waayers is a local community college instructor of biology and has studied beetles as a serious avocation since 2001. She has discovered several beetle species new to California over the past several years, and is a regular contributor to Bugguide.net. She also has her own beetle web site: “Beetles of the Cuyamaca Mountains”: http://www.beetlesofcuyamacamountains.net/index.html
Children’s Nature Program
The 3rd Sunday of Every Month
12:00pm to 12:45pm
This program is designed for children 6-12 of age. Spend time with a Park Ranger for several hands-on activities to better understand and appreciate the local environment.
For more information contact Interpretive Ranger, Leana Bulay at (858)674-2275 x 14/ Leana@sdrp.org
30275 Highway 78
Santa Ysabel, CA 92070