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Coast to Crest Challenge 6: It’s on!

Coast to Crest Challenge 6: It’s on!

| Hiking, Trails

Calling all Coast to Crest Trail Challengers: The five-hike series for 2022-23 starts right now! Year 6 of the Coast to Crest Trail Challenge features your favorite hikes from the first five years. This “best of” series takes you from the scrubby foothills of Bernardo Summit to the pine forest on Volcan Mountain, with plenty … Continued

Website provides rich wildlife guide

Website provides rich wildlife guide

| Education

Birds, mammals, plants, amphibians — all of them inhabit the San Dieguito river valley and all can be appreciated on the pages of the San Dieguito Lagoon Auxiliary website. Filled with clickable photos, the website, “provides educational resources to promote the protection, preservation, and restoration of the natural environment and wildlife of the Lagoon, and … Continued

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

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

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