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End of another great year thanks to you!

Featured Species:

Toyon

Heteromeles arbutifolia

by Tom Davis

Christmas Berry (Heteromeles arbutifolia) is a shrub or tree native to California. Its other common names are Toyon, and Hollywood Berry. It is common in the foothills, of...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Featured Species:

Cottonwood Tree

Populous sp. 

by Tom Davis

As Fall progresses, the air chills a little bit more each night. This causes tree sap to slowly revert back to the roots of trees, taking the life of the leaves with it. The leaves become dess...

Happy Halloween!

Featured Species:

Bats Chiroptera

by Tom Davis

Perhaps because of Count Dracula or the repulsive vampire bat, bats have a bad reputation. But did you know that bats are Mother Natures pest control? Seventy percent of bats consume insects. A single hungry...

Fall in love with Autumn!

Fall marks the end of the carefree summer! School is back in session; vacation is over and we return to our regular routine. This time of year, sandwiched between blazing summer and cooler days, is especially beautiful along the San Diego River...

September 18, 2017

We have made remarkable progress to save and preserve the San Diego River, develop trails, teach children about the environment and connect people to nature.

This report comes during a critical time in River's history. Decisions we make in the coming years will have a b...

Hot off the press!

Our Annual Report is here!

Hot off the press:  To view click on the image above

We invite you to enjoy this paperless copy of the 2016 Annual Report.  Here you will learn about the River Park's many accomplishments, all of which are made possible by our...

Dog Days Of Summer

Hiking, walking or running with your dog.

If you like to walk and hike and want to share this activity with your four legged best friend, it is time to bone up or review how to hike safely with your dog.

Before you set out on any hike, be sure to visi...

Great Blue Heron Associates go on a private tour.

The Great Blue Heron Associates are a distinguished group of supporters who share a passion and deep commitment to Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy by contributing a total of $1,200 or more within a calendar year.

Part...

Don't Forget May Is Membership Month!

Our new 2017 membership levels showcase the impact your support provides, as well as highlighting the native plants and wildlife species found along the River Park Trail. 

In addition, we're thrilled to be rolling out a new...

April 10, 2017

Lakeside, CA- April 10, 2017- On Friday, Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy (LRPC) closed escrow on the Caster Pond, 6.05 acres of wetland and riparian forest alongside the San Diego River in Lakeside. This acquisition is a result of the long-standing partnership the Co...

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