San Dieguito River Valley ConservancySan Dieguito
River Valley Conservancy

Current Courses


San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You! Curriculum

By assessing regional climate impact data taken from the San Diego Ecosystems Assessment, students will become scientists and explore climate change impacts to four different species of concern along the watershed.

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Pollinator’s Paradise

While participating in the Climate Kids activities of art, science, and storytelling, students will gain an understanding of who pollinators are, their important role in our lives, how they will be affected by a changing climate and increased human activity, and what we can do to help them.


Watershed Explorers – Lake Hodges

Led by the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, students learn about the  importance of Lake Hodges and the surrounding area to local wildlife and  overall watershed vitality and health.


Watershed Explorers – San Dieguito Lagoon

Led by the San Dieguito River Park, students engage in several activity stations  to learn about the importance and diversity of the lagoon.


Watershed Explorers – Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead

Led by the San Dieguito River Park, students learn what it was like to be a  pioneering family in San Diego and the importance of the natural environment  in daily living.


Watershed Explorers – San Diego Archaeological Center

At the San Diego Archaeological Center, students get to experience field  methods used in archaeology.


Watershed Explorers – Volcan Mountain

Led by the Volcan Mountain Foundation, students travel through mature conifer and oak forest to take a guided hike to the top of the Sky Island Trail where they observe the San Dieguito Watershed from a mile above sea level.


Thru the Lens

While participating in the Climate Kids activities students will gain a better understanding of wildlife movement and their importance to our region.