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Richard Louv Lecture on May 6 to Launch New Book: The Nature Principle

By Anne S. Fege, Ph.D., Chair, San Diego Children and Nature Collaborative Richard Louv has written a new book, The Nature Principle, and he’s launching it with a lecture in San Diego Please join us on Friday evening, May 6 at Point Loma Nazarene University—to view exhibits on local nature education opportunities at 6:30 and

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Is Business the Cavalry?

Recently, you may have heard discussion or seen letters-to-the-editor from park concessionaires who advocate for turning more of the State Park System over to commercial enterprises, thereby reducing the number of parks closed during this fiscal crisis. The general public, legislature, and media may warmly embrace such proposals, considering this current political environment in which

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Festivals & Celebrations

City Nature Challenge (April 26-28)
Help San Diego win the #CityNatureChallenge! You can participate at the Tijuana Estuary from 10am -1pm on Sat, April 27th, volunteers will be on the trails to assist you. Or grab an observation using iNaturalist during our guided nature walk that weekend. More info: #TheNat #CNC2019SD

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Coast Alive!

Grades: 6-8 California State Parks partnered with the California Institute for Biodiversity to produce the Coast Alive! coastal and marine middle school teachers guide and field trip activities. The Coast Alive! Teacher Guide can help your students explore the magnificent California coast. It contains over 200 pages of activities, lesson plans, and background information that

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Group Visits

Groups interested in discovering the Tijuana Estuary can arrange a guided or self-guided tour or a combination of the two. Interested groups should call at least 4 weeks in advance to make a reservation and discuss with the education staff the objectives of the visit. Programs are generally 1- 1 1/2 hours in length, but

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Mounted Assistance Unit (MAU)

Please note: This volunteer program is currently inactive at TRNERR. However, you can still volunteer to assist with trail patrols in the Tijuana River Valley with the San Diego County Department of Parks & Recreation. Please contact Cheryl Wegner at 858-966-1335 or Purpose To supplement regular ranger coverage of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research

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