Mobile Learning Lab in Santee

MEDIA SITE! The Wyland Foundation’s Clean Water Mobile Learning Center is coming to the San Diego River! On loan from its home in Orange County, this is your chance to explore a state-of-the-art interactive science lab, learn in Santee’s oldest
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Mountain Bike Skills Course

There are many ways to enjoy San Diego Trails… including on two wheels! Grow your mountain bike confidence and learn about ways to keep your kiddos safe on pathways and trails by visiting the mountain bike safety and skills
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Alpine Habitat Restoration

Enjoy some fresh air at Wright’s Field in Alpine, where you can assist with invasive species removal at a restored preserve! Conservation experts will help show you which invasive plants to remove and explain the importance of native species. Wright’s
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Art Outside

Bring your artistic talents to the San Diego River Garden for a fun day of nature exploration and art projects.  Students will get to garden, paint, plant, and take home a bit of nature… beginners welcome, instructors and artists
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Lakeside Planting – Day 1

Join our friends at Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy for a fun day of service and learning.  Students will help to restore a creek that flows into the San Diego River by planting native shrubs and trees to create more
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River Mouth Spring Restoration

Swing into spring with a bit of riverside revitalization! Volunteers of all ages can join us at the River Mouth for a morning of coastal habitat restoration, park renewal, and green space beautification work. Tasks will include planting, invasive
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Mission Trails Habitat Restoration

Mission Trails Regional Park is a special place for community recreation as well as wildlife. Participants will be working with a park ranger to maintain trails and restore the native landscape through a targeted restoration project. Hosted by: Mission
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Trout Release

MEDIA SITE! The San Diego River Park Foundation has been partnering with local schools over the last few weeks to sponsor the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Trout in the Classroom Program.  Students get to raise native rainbow trout
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Cool River Day in the Headwaters

Explore the San Diego River headwaters at Boulder Creek Preserve. Participants will have the opportunity to hike, spot wildlife, and conduct hands-on stream science at this beautiful location alongside a free-flowing mountain creek, a tributary of the San Diego
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Clean Water Tour

Visit a water treatment facility where wastewater is treated and purified to create drinking water. Yum!  Learn about the importance of our water sources and the health of the San Diego River. Tour the Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility
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Wonderful Wetlands

The Famosa Slough is a small pocket of wetlands nestled into the bustling Point Loma area. The slough contains three pools which act as a natural water filtration system and are crucial to the survival of native plants and
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Lakeside Planting – Day 2

Join our friends at Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy for a fun day of service and learning.  Students will help to restore a creek that flows into the San Diego River by planting native shrubs and trees to create more
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Explore Mission Trails

Mission Trails Regional Park is a special place for community recreation as well as wildlife. Students will learn about San Diego River ecology and history by exploring the Old Mission Dam, riparian habitat, and interactive visitor center! Hosted by: Mission
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Clean San Diego River

Our partners at I Love a Clean San Diego engage our community to actively conserve and enhance the environment. For River Kids Discovery Days, they will be heading to the River to host an exciting nature exploration experience where
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Shepherd Canyon Habitat Restoration

Join the Friends of Tierrasanta Canyons for a day of service and learning in a neighborhood canyon. Bring the kids to participate in planting, removing non-native plants, and learning about the native species that grow in Shepherd Canyon, which
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