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

Trolley Station Mural Project

In partnership with the Southeastern Economic Development Corporation, District 4 Councilmember Tony Young. And the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, Groundwork San Diego- Chollas Creek has supported a mural project at the 62nfd St. Trolley Station in Encanto being called … Continued

Watershed Management

Chollas Creek Watershed Legislators Briefing With generous funding from the California Department of Water Resources (directed through the Integrated Regional Water Management Program), Groundwork San Diego instituted the on-going Chollas Creek Watershed Legislators Briefing.  The group formed in 2012 under … Continued

Radio-Encanto Canyons Cactus Wren and Gnatcatcher Restoration Program

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek has , since 2010, received ongoing funding from SANDAG Transnet to maintain, monitor, and diversify 12.16 acres of recently-created habitat; vegetate 4.69 acres of recently cleared and treated habitat; and clear and prepare for long-term community … Continued

The EarthLab Pocket Park: A Walkable Watershed

With generous funding from the San Diego Foundation, Groundwork is creating a .25 acre pocket park, school-community garden and native plant landscape at the Creek EarthLab. The space will offer passive recreation activities such as bird-watching. trail use, and gardening. … Continued

Jackie Robinson YMCA

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek received funding from the City of San Diego to develop a master plan and fundraising plan to create a creekside park running behind the YMCA. Working closely with YMCA leadership, and retaining the expertise of Estrada … Continued

Come Dump On Us!

Under a generous grant from the Port of San Diego, Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek launched a trash abatement and education effort along the South Branch. Goals are: To eliminate trash as a primary source of Creek pollution through engaging and … Continued