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We’re hiring! SDRVC seeks executive director

We’re hiring! SDRVC seeks executive director

| Jobs

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is seeking applicants for the position of executive director. If you or someone you know is passionate about conservation, great with people and experienced with the workings of land use, fundraising and local government, please send us a cover letter and resume. The Executive Director supports the Conservancy’s mission … Continued

SDRVC’s Coast to Crest (C2C) Trail Challenge

SDRVC’s Coast to Crest (C2C) Trail Challenge

| Hiking, Trails

The 2021-2022 Coast to Crest Trail Challenge Explore some of the San Dieguito River Valley’s most iconic spots by completing five hikes as part of the 2021-2022 SDRVC Coast To Crest Trail Challenge by June 30, 2022. Everyone who completes the Challenge and submits photos for verification will receive a special certificate, sticker and a … Continued

PHATCROPS Online Gardening Workshops

PHATCROPS Online Gardening Workshops

| Education

You’re gonna dig the PHATCROPS gardening workshops. Leading the online talks is the dynamic Sartteka Am Ab Nefer, lead gardener at PHATCROPS, advocate of all that is plant-based, and champion of herbalism and horticulture. Sartteka promotes growing your own food and making smart landscaping choices. PHATCROPS — that’s short for Providing Healthy Alternatives to Communities … 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

SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER REVEALS OWL FAMILY

SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER REVEALS OWL FAMILY

| Education

By Delle Willett – June 9, 2020 For some people, sheltering in place has been a positive experience. They’ve used the time finishing unfinished business. Connecting with old friends. Cleaning out closets. Garages. Weeding their gardens. For Jim and Denise, long-time residents of coastal North County, it’s discovering and observing a family of Great Horned … 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