Looking back at the year 1994 we can all probably remember a lot that happened that year. Things small and big, for instance ’94 was the year the TV show Friends first aired, it was also the year Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president. This was also the year that a less world… Read More »
This year the San Dieguito River Park turns 30! To commemorate this milestone, River Park staff is writing a blog series – highlighting an exciting accomplishment (or maybe a challenging setback) for each year starting with 1989 when the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority (JPA) was formed. I have the honor of kicking… Read More »
First, from all of us here at the San Dieguito River Park JPA, we wish you all Happy Holidays. Next, getting out from behind the desk as a park director every once in a while is crucial in many ways. The JPA has many complex management and planning responsibilities across a broad area for a… Read More »
Our partner on the crest end of the park, Volcan Mountain Foundation, has some exciting news to share in the following guest blog post by VMF Board Member Jeff Holt. Over a year ago, Kathleen Beck, Education Coordinator for the Volcan Mountain Foundation (VMF), envisioned a watershed relief map that could help teach visitors about… Read More »
For eight weeks a year, as you drive north on I-5 you can see what looks like a backpacker’s tent perched near the water of the San Dieguito Lagoon just east of the freeway. Who would camp there? Nobody. What looks like a tent is really a malaise trap, an apparatus for sampling flying insects.… Read More »
Our partner organization, Volcan Mountain Foundation, is hosting the 4th Annual Julian Film Festival on Friday, August 21st and Saturday, August 22nd. Visit www.JulianFilmFestival.com for the complete schedule, tickets, and more info. Click the photo to enlarge.
Explore the rugged and wild Backcountry of San Diego River Park with Resources and Trails Manager Jason Lopez in this short video. The best places for visitors to go are the public trails at Santa Ysabel Open Space Preserves and Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve. The San Dieguito River Park is actively pursuing alignments, agreements, and… Read More »