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Spring 2015 Newsletter


This past February I attended an event at the Stone Brewery Bistro and Gardens at their request. The purpose of the event was to meet with city officials from Richmond, Virginia, to talk about a project that Stone is proposing to site on the James River in Richmond. This would be a similar facility to the Stone facility in Escondido, but is on a river, will rehabilitate ...

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Fall 2014 Newsletter


We’ve had a dramatic few months in the watershed. Record heat, devastating fires in May, and a continued drought throughout the summer months have plunged the chaparral into a deep dormancy. The Escondido Creek Conservancy (TECC) has been anything but dormant. In the last six months, our multi-tasking staff and board have been busy continuing to acquire and protect critical open space and habitat in the watershed. ...

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


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


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


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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