Community Serve Day February 23, 2020

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San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy - Gonzales Canyon

Planting, watering and mulching native plants.
Sunday, 02/23/2020, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gonzales Canyon - Sword Way Trailhead
Sword Way Trailhead
San Diego, CA 92130
From the church, take I-5 South, exit Del Heights Road and head east. At Landsdale Drive turn left, then left again on Swords Way. Look for the trailhead sign on the left approximately 1/2 mile down the road, between Reedley Terrace and Drakewood Terrace.

We will meet at the trailhead and walk together to the site, which is 3/4 mile away, under the power lines at the west end of Gonzales canyon near the horse stables.

IF IT RAINS ON COMMUNITY SERVE DAY, please contact your Site Leader for alternate sites that will need us!

The Community Serve Day project will take place at the beautiful Gonzales Canyon Open Space Preserve in Del Mar Heights. The new plantings in the Canyon are doing well, but they need a little extra TLC to thrive! We’re looking for volunteers to plant, water, pull weeds and mulch our planting area so that our plants will reach their potential. 

This is a great project for families with older kids and teens!  Be advised that reaching the site requires 15 minutes (3/4 mile) of trail hiking.

SDRVC is a non-profit land conservancy that preserves, protects, and shares the natural and cultural resources of the San Diego River Valley and River Park through collaborative efforts to acquire lands, complete trails, restore habitats, establish educational programs, encourage recreation and mobilize public support.

Dress for a morning of outdoor projects: your Community Serve Day T-shirt, long pants that you can get dirty, a hat, sunscreen and comfortable closed-toe shoes. You may wish to also wear long sleeves to protect your arms from the brush, and remember to wear sunscreen. Don't forget to bring water!

We will have work gloves and tools available, but please feel free to bring your own gloves and a shovel, if you would prefer.

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