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Saturday - January 26, 2013

Event Title
Coastal Habitat Restoration Event
Contact
Danielle Heckman
danielle@sandiegoriver.org
N/A
Sponsor
Various
Location
San Diego , CA 92107
Where to Meet
Dog Beach
Start/End Dates
1/26/2013--1/26/2013
Start/End Times
09:00 AM--12:00 PM
Description
The Friends of the San Diego River Mouth, a chapter of the San Diego River Park Foundation, needs volunteers with an interest in helping to save and restore one of the last remaining Coastal Dune and Wetland Habitats in San Diego. Over 95% of these habitat areas are now gone due to development. Home to many endangered birds, fish and mammals this area needs your help to remain as a viable habitat area. An educational walking tour will be included. All are welcome even if you can’t stay to help us with the project. Activities to include planting of 100 native plants, Nonnative invasive plant removal, native plant rescue, trail maintenance and litter removal. Help us make a difference for the wildlife that can only survive here and nowhere else. All tools and supplies are provided. Community service hours can be verified for those that need them. Be sure to dress in clothes that can get a little dirty and wear closed shoes, no sandals or flip-flops allowed for safety reasons. Volunteers will meet in the grassy area just inside the Dog Beach parking lot in Ocean Beach at the western end of Voltaire Ave. For more info call 619.297.7380 or email richard@sandiegoriver.org


Event Title
River Cleanup at Fashion Valley Mall
Contact
Danielle Heckman
danielle@sandiegoriver.org
N/A
Sponsor
Various
Location
San Diego , CA 92101
Where to Meet
Fashion Valley Mall, Behind Bloomingdale’s
Start/End Dates
1/26/2013--1/26/2013
Start/End Times
09:00 AM--12:00 PM
Description
A clean river is fashionable! Help create a healthier community in Mission Valley. Join the San Diego River Park Foundation’s Clean and Green Team and help us attack trash and illegal dumping along our namesake river. Recently, our scout teams found large areas of trash and dumping poised to wash into the river. We need your help to save the river and its habitat!

Volunteers will meet in the south eastern parking lot near Bloomingdale’s. All tools and supplies will be provided; community service hours can be verified. Feel free to invite any friends or family interested in spending a few hours helping the environment, Light rain does not cancel. Be sure to dress in clothes that can get a little dirty, closed shoes required. Hat and sunscreen recommended. To rsvp or for more info please call 619.297.7380 or email volunteer@sandiegoriver.org For a complete list of our many volunteer opportunities, visit www.volunteerinsandiego.org





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