San Dieguito River Park Accomplishments in 1999
Adopted a 20-year Fiscal Plan to target a permanent endowment fund for
∑ Received Governorís Historic Preservation Award for the Piedras Pintadas Cultural Resource Management Program.
Matched $90,000 in grant funds with $90,000 from the San Dieguito River
Valley Conservancy to assist the State Wildlife Conservation Board to complete
acquisition of land in
Secured $50,000 funding for preparation of a joint agency Management
Received $3 million grant funding to design and construct a
bicycle/pedestrian bridge across
∑ Received $62,000 grant from State Parks for the Mule Hill Trail.
∑ Received $10,000 grant from County for Trail Run and Youth projects.
Received $212,000 from the City of
∑ Received $772,000 from SCE for San Dieguito Lagoon Wetland Restoration project EIR/EIS.
Received a $5,000 fee waiver from the City of
∑ Held a California Trails Day event with volunteers to regrade the Highland Valley Staging Area and add improvements including gravel surface, fencing, childrenís seating area, plantings and a kiosk.
∑ Completed and dedicated the Ruth Merrill Childrenís Interpretive Walk, and prepared self-guided brochures.
∑ 26-acre Partners for Wildlife Habitat restoration project completed.
1,081 acres of land purchased on
1,231 acres of land purchased in
59 acres of land in the San Dieguito Lagoon purchased by the City of