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Spring 2014 Newsletter


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The Escondido Creek Conservancy – Vision: Through TECC’s leadership, the Escondido Creek Watershed is a model of vibrant urban communities and viable natural ecosystems thriving together. The Escondido Creek Conservancy – Mission: The mission of The Escondido Creek Conservancy is to preserve and restore a natural Escondido Creek watershed. Last month the TECC board and staff conducted a day long strategic planning day. ...

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Environmental Education Manager Position Opening


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TECC to hire an Education Coordinator: With the increasing demands of our very successful education program and of the Reserve, the Conservancy will be hiring a full-time position to work at the Reserve at the Interpretive Center. The position will focus on the coordination of the multi-faceted education program including the docent program, school programs, family lecture series, and a new Trail Docent Patrol. The position was identified as a need in the recent collaboration ...

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2013 Fall Newsletter


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As our hemisphere retreats into winter, bringing to a close another full cycle of seasons, as has ensued for eons in this watershed, the shadows advance across our valley floors. The expanded hours of darkness brings on a time of contemplation, an accounting if you will. What have we done? What will we do? The same goes for TECC, and if you are reading this, you are ...

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Summer 2013 Newsletter is Here!


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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world;indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead In the highlands to the northeast of Elfin Forest, northwest of Harmony Grove, and south of San Marcos, lie two peaks known to locals as Frank’s Peak and Mt. Whitney. Towering over a thousand feet above the valley floor in Harmony Grove, these ...

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Photographers Invited to The Eighth Annual Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Amateur Photo Contest


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Olivenhain Municipal Water District and the Escondido Creek Conservancy invite amateur photographers of all ages to the Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve for its eighth annual amateur photography contest which begins June 3. OMWD Park Supervisor Jeff Anderson states: "Exploring a place through the lens of a camera is an entirely different experience than hiking or riding through it. A camera slows you down and draws you in. It allows you to see the beauty of a ...

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