Season of Change

As we pass through Autumn at the Earthlab Native Plants Propagation Center, it is natural to observe how our seasonal activities change. This time of year, we are gathering the last of this year’s seeds and storing them in anticipation … Continued

Trail Plan Community Meeting

With each conversation we get one step closer to a shared vision of our canyons. This morning we held a meeting at Groundwork offices with the City of San Diego, Urban Corps, Rosemont Neighborhood Council and lifelong trail-users. What brought … Continued

Save the Date! Pocket Park Build

Join us in building our Earthlab Pocket Park! This beautiful space is humming with life and we need your help to make it truly sing! By working together, we can make this a space that we all can enjoy. We’ll … Continued

Getting Rid of the Reed

Amidst the whirring  of brushcutters, tinkling of glass bottles and the bellow of tuba music from passing cars, volunteers at Southcrest Community Center yesterday tackled a creek full of giant reed in celebration of the international Coastal Cleanup Day. It … Continued

Farmer Adam’s Farewell

After almost a year with Groundwork San Diego, it’s time for me to say goodbye and move to my next big challenge. When I was originally tasked with building a farm on the east end of the property, I was … Continued

Sept. 9 – Save the Date! Brush Management Meeting

Brush Management Zone – Informational Meeting Wednesday, September 9 9:00 AM 5106 Federal Blvd. #203 – Coffee and breakfast treats will be served –   Have you received a brush management citation from the City of San Diego? Community representatives … Continued

Poetry in the Park

“A community is a living organism. It has an identity that is unique, a culture that is its own.” – Poet in the Park This summer was full of inspiration at Chollas Creek Crossing as the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority … Continued

The Fishy Business of Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a centuries-old growing technique that combines the plant growing power of hydroponics (cultivating crops without soil) with aquaculture (raising aquatic animals like fish and shellfish) to create an efficient, looped ecosystem.  Simply explained, we have a tank with … Continued

Apoyo de la Comunidad

No podemos tomar por hecho nada – nuestro medio ambiente, ni la comunidad, ni las escuelas de nuestros ninos. Durante empresarios tratan de construir apartamentos en la propiedad de la escuela en la esquina de Hilltop y Euclid, hay residentes … Continued

Community Support for the EarthLab

We cannot take anything for granted, whether it be our environment, our communities, or even our children’s schools. As the Hilltop/Euclid property comes under threat of being re-purposed to high-density apartment buildings, passionate residents of the Chollas Creek Watershed are … Continued