Mayor’s Staffer Darnisha Hunter visits EarthLab

Darnisha Hunter took time away from a busy holiday schedule to welcome a university student volunteer group to the EarthLab, where they donated a total of 150 student volunteer hours. These dedicated and enthusiastic students, referred to the EarthLab by … Continued

Chollas Mead parent receives rain barrel

Just in time for the rainy season, a Chollas Mead family received their first rain barrel to help meet regional water conservation goals. Installed by Groundwork staffer Trevor Norwit, rain barrels are part of Groundwork’s Chollas Creek Waterkeepers new program.

Farm blog is live!

Thanks to everyone who has gotten the farm project to this point!  We’ve had a lot of community support and involvement with building this urban farm, and now we have our live blog!  The purpose of this blog is to … Continued

EarthLab Masterplan Approved by School Board

At a full meeting in September of the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education, Groundwork won unanimous and enthusiastic support for a 40 year agreement to operate the EarthLab. On hand to present the request to the Board … Continued

Thanks to the Mission Continues

Thanks to the amazing and ongoing commitment of our dedicated Mission  Continues volunteers, under the direction of Groundwork Volunteer Coordinator and Mission Continues veteran Roxana Mejias, the EarthLab Pocketpark is getting close to opening for community use.

Southcrest Trails Community Cares

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek has completed major improvements to the entrance of the City of San Diego 38th and Alpha Park in Southcrest. At the request of community leaders there, Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek sought and received funds from the … Continued

Chollas Walk

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek received funding from the City of San Diego to partner with the Urban Corps of San Diego and the clean-up of the Creek from National Avenue to Southcrest Park. Additionally, a grant was received from the … Continued

Cactus Wren Restoration

The Cactus Wren Restoration Project has been launched by Groundwork San Diego Chollas Creek, in partnership with Millennial Tech Middle School, to rehabilitate nearly 75 acres of cactus-wren friendly canyonland near Market Street in Encanto. Amid a tremendous loss of … Continued

Chollas Creek to Bayshore Bikeway Trail Project

Groundwork San Diego, as part of its update of the Chollas Creek Enhancement Program, identified and received funding to develop  a critical trail connection in the Chollas Creek Watershed. Thanks to a generous grant from SANDAG, the City of San … Continued

Garden Club Harvests

The MTM Garden Club students did a fantastic job planting new crops last month. They filled all 6 of our garden beds with kale, romaine, swiss-chard, cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, and cauliflower. The winter crops are loving the cooler weather … Continued