IRWM Family – Erma Williams

             Gardening: A Family Affair As Erma William’s children were growing up, she realized that she had to provide something for them to do, “to keep them out of trouble, and away from the gangs”. What she found, and … Continued

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Play Structure Dedication Ceremony

When the EarthLab Climate Education Center was established years ago, we envisioned a place that would grow alongside the growth of our community. This dream is alive today, as we work on revamping the EarthLab to welcome more programming and … Continued

Earth Day at the EarthLab

  This past Earth Day, we celebrated our local environment by taking care of it. Over 200 volunteers came to the EarthLab Climate Education Center to answered the call of Earth Day, which happened to coincide with I Love a … Continued

Lenox Drive Project

  In November 2017, construction began at Groundwork’s Lenox Drive VHRP project.  It took a lot of elbow grease and patience to complete all the requirements, including permits, documentation and training. So it was exciting to get to work on … Continued

The Chollas Creek Watershed Student Ambassadors Take Action!

  Thanks to the generous support from SDG&E’s Environmental Champions program, Groundwork partnered with students from two Lincoln Cluster schools (Chollas Mead and Millennial Tech Middle School) to engage over four hundred students in climate action awareness and education. Students … Continued

Energy and Water Conservation Rebates: Part 2

  If you are a resident of San Diego, there are all sorts of rebates out there that can help you save money on your bills, and also help you conserve water and energy. You can access these things and … Continued

Home-Makeover & Water Conservation Project Nominated for National Award

  ​Our Home-Makeover & Water Conservation Project in the Chollas Creek Watershed region has just been nominated for a national award!  The San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, recognizing the project as a leading innovation in San Diego’s Climate Action and Water … Continued

Event: Earth Day at the EarthLab – Sat, April 21st

  We are excited to announce that we are hosting Earth Day at EarthLab  on Saturday, April 21st, from 9-11am. Our incredible partner, NASSCO, will be joining us again to remove dead trees, clean the creek bed, spread mulch, and … Continued

Alex at the EarthLab: February

Hello From Groundwork! Our outdoor climate action center, the EarthLab, is now open on Saturdays  from 9am to noon, so please come see our students and volunteers in action, or lend a hand.  Here is an  update from our EarthLab … Continued

Groundwork Recieves Grant to Upgrade a Portion of Chollas Creek

Groundwork San Diego has been awarded a grant from the California Department of Water Resources through San Diego County’s Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) program to complete the planning phase for two projects in Chollas Creek.  One project will remove … Continued