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Reidy Creek Restoration Project


Reidy Creek has been the topic of conversation within the last few years as private property owners have expressed concerns over homeless encampments, and the resultant trash and pollution. There is GOOD NEWS! In September, the Conservancy was awarded $380,873 … Continue reading

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If You Build It…


Monarchs and hummingbirds have been spotted in downtown Escondido! In 2017, volunteers from Escondido and California State University San Marcos’ (CSUSM) Environmental Studies Club transformed the Plaza Del Arroyo pocket park into a thriving pollinator garden. Despite the summer heat … Continue reading

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Back To School


September is here and school is back in session. As part of our 3-4-5 program, the Escondido Creek Conservancy will be providing outdoor education experiences for all third graders in the entire Escondido Union School District–San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Co-existing With Coyotes


No matter how you feel about coyotes, they are here to stay. Coyotes are one of the few mammals to have expanded its range since the industrialization of humans and currently inhabit all of the lower 48 states. In San … Continue reading

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Who Are The Conservation Fellows?


The Escondido Creek Conservancy has recently begun plans to enhance the flood channel in Grape Day Park into a beautiful creek walk that would not only benefit our community, but also be an asset to aquatic ecosystems. As we started … Continue reading

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Coastal Cleanup Day


The Escondido Creek Conservancy is hosting a cleanup site associated with I Love A Clean San Diego’s annual Coastal Cleanup Day. Volunteers will remove litter and add plants to the Plaza Del Arroyo pollinator garden, and artists will be selected … Continue reading

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Restoring The Flood Channel


“The Ditch,” “The Sewer,” “The Homeless Highway”… we’ve heard them all. Within the City of Escondido, the concrete flood channel functions well to carry flood waters but has contributed to higher pollution and excess heat created from water traveling on … Continue reading

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Save 1000 Acres: The Future of Science Education in Escondido?


The Escondido Creek Conservancy has recently announced that preliminary funding commitments have been secured totaling $6.8 million to preserve the 693-acre Mountain Gate property west of Daley Ranch. While we have yet to secure the property, escrow is set to … Continue reading

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