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Signs of Life in Areas Hit by May Fires: UT San Diego Story


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A $50,000 fence is now up around a 60-acre land preserve along a busy Carlsbad street. Pricey, but it keeps people out. It’s the only way the property, charred four months ago in the Poinsettia fire, can heal and return to its lush — by California coastal standards — state. “It’s been working,” said Markus Spiegelberg, who oversees the small preserve owned by the nonprofit Center for Natural ...

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Comment Letter Submitted to City Council Regarding Alternative Compliance Program for Onsite Stormwater Structural Controls


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At the Escondido City Council meeting on August 6th, The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC) submitted a comment letter recommending that the City join with TECC to identify funding to complete watershed-wide hydrologic, hydraulic, sediment transport, and water quality analyses, as well as comprehensively model restoration alternatives for the Escondido Creek Watershed. TECC recently met with city staff to discuss different grant funding sources that may be available for this purpose. TECC is prepared to do the ...

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Ribbon Cutting at Award Winning Pocket Park Along the Escondido Creek Trail, July 12th


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The Escondido Creek Conservancy will celebrate the opening of the new Plaza Del Arroyo pocket park along the Escondido Creek Trail at Evan’s Tires 510 North Broadway location on Saturday, July 12th at 6:30 p.m. This project was recently awarded the The Jack Raymond Civic Engagement Leadership Award by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony will be attended by representatives of the Escondido Charitable Foundation who provided a ...

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Oak Assistance Following Cocos Wildfire


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Following the recent Cocos wildfire, The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC) has engaged California Environmental Consultants, Dudek, to provide a range of services focused on protecting the beautiful oak woodland that defines the Harmony Grove area in the Escondido Creek Watershed. 1. Meeting: A meeting for the community and residents whose oak and other native trees were 
 affected by the wildfire has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 29th from 6 to 7 p.m. at the 
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