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Welcome aboard, Cheryl Goddard!

Welcome aboard, Cheryl Goddard!

| Conservation

We are delighted to announce that Cheryl Goddard is officially on board as our Executive Director. Her first day was May 25. She replaces Trish Boaz. Earlier in May, Goddard bid farewell to the Development Services Department at the City of Chula Vista, where she has worked since 2016, most recently in the position of … Continued

Little lots are a big deal for River Path Del Mar

Little lots are a big deal for River Path Del Mar

| Conservation

So often, the tines of our three-pronged mission overlap. That’s the case at River Path Del Mar, where the Conservancy closed escrow in October on .36 acre of lagoon-fronting property to advance conservation, education and recreation with a single, $157,000 deal. For anyone who supports our work, please pat yourself on the back. This deal … Continued

Farewell, Trish Boaz!

Farewell, Trish Boaz!

| Conservation

In one of the toughest calls of a career dedicated to improving the intersection of nature and people, San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Executive Director Trish Boaz announced this month she will retire Dec. 31. “It’s been my dream,” Boaz said of the job she has held since 2013. “This has been absolutely the joy … Continued

Judge Anthony “Tony” Joseph – A Life Well-Lived

Judge Anthony “Tony” Joseph – A Life Well-Lived

| Conservation

SDRVC was honored to have Judge Anthony “Tony” Joseph as a Member of our Board of Directors. We will remember him for his kindness, intelligence, and a passionate supporter of our mission. Please take a moment to read about him in this touching obituary. Our condolences to Tony’s wife, Joyce and his daughter Jennifer, son … Continued

Donors Receive Gifts of Glass Art

Donors Receive Gifts of Glass Art

| Conservation, Volunteers

Our Campaign for Del Dios, which raised nearly $350,000 for the Conservancy to purchase 117 acres near Lake Hodges, prompted great generosity. A local artist is returning the favor. Cherrie La Porte, a glass artist who lives and works in the lakefront hamlet of Del Dios, presented gift certificates to major donors. The donors have … Continued

Fairbanks Ranch Fuel Reduction Project

Fairbanks Ranch Fuel Reduction Project

| Conservation

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy has been leading the Fairbanks Ranch Fuel Reduction Project since 2015.  The location includes the area between Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe west of the Black Mountain Open Space and it is progressing well. The Conservancy is managing this project and partnering with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife … Continued