Common Goals, Different Roles for the Preservation of the San Dieguito River Valley
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is a private 501(c)(3), non-profit organization established to support long-term sustainable management of the San Dieguito Watershed, focusing on the river corridor. It raises funds to acquire land to complete the River Park and to extend the segments of the Coast to Crest Trail.
The Conservancy partners with the River Park JPA, citizens, landowners, governments, and other non-governmental groups to ensure coordinated protection of the river corridor’s resources. Operations are funded by annual member donations.
Board of Directors; Executive Director, Conservation Manager, Education Manager.
Memberships are tax-deductible.
The Friends of the San Dieguito River Valley is an incorporated 501(c)(4) citizens’ group, serving as political advocates to actively promote the conservation, restoration, and enhancement of the San Dieguito River Valley resources.
The Board meets monthly and hosts a website to keep members up to date on activities.
FSDRV lobbies to constantly remind elected officials of the goal of preserving an open space park with habitat and trail systems.
Board of Directors; Volunteer Staff.
Memberships are not tax-deductible.
The San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority is an independent local government agency authorized by its member agencies (the County of San Diego and the Cities of Del Mar, Escondido, Poway, San Diego, and Solana Beach) to implement, manage and maintain the San Dieguito River Park.
Its mission is to protect the San Dieguito River Valley’s unique resources while providing compatible recreational and educational opportunities. Primary activities include restoring habitat, constructing and maintaining trails, managing open space, and offering recreational, volunteer, and educational programs.
Board of Directors; Executive Director, Administrative Staff, Ranger Staff.
Contributions are tax-deductible.