Wildlife at the Student Habitat Conservation Project

  Under a grant provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, 150 Lincoln Cluster fifth-grade students learned about the value of native plants and healthy habitats in support of area wildlife species. The students participated in the transformation of … Continued

Lenox Drive Vector Habitat Remediation Project

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek has been awarded a competitive grant by the County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health (DEH) under the Vector Habitat Remediation Program (VHRP) to construct the Lenox Drive Vector Habitat Remediation Project. Under the VHRP … Continued

Second Round of Our Summer Academies Begins

  This week kicked off the Groundwork Summer Learning Academy, a two-week intensive summer camp to prepare Lincoln Cluster 6th graders for academic success in middle school math and science. Rooted in the demonstrated success of informal STEM education, the … Continued

Groundwork Crew – July

Alex Garcia The month of May has come and gone. For the most part, everything at EarthLab was as usual. As is the case on a day to day basis. More tasks to add to the list and more tasks … Continued

EarthLab Supports Community Native Plant Landscapes

Propagation of new plants at the Earthlab nursery is in full steam! We are preparing for phase one of the Chollas EcoVillage project, providing our community members with beautiful, fragrant, drought-tolerant native plants and food-producing fruit trees. Just one part … Continued

Third Annual STEAM Night Attracts Hundreds

Our third annual STEAM night, hosted by Millennial Tech Middle School and Groundwork EarthLab, was a huge success. Over 300 students, teachers and family members enjoyed a wide-array of interactive, exploratory activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, … Continued

Increase Clean Energy supports residential energy efficiency

Increase Clean Energy principals Derek and Tony present Groundwork staff with a corporate contribution in support of Groundwork’s energy efficiency outreach efforts.  Leading the Chollas EcoVillage project, Groundwork is bringing free energy and water conservation upgrades to Encanto neighborhoods.  Increase … Continued

The EarthLab Farm is Up and Running!

Under the able leadership of farmer Jacob Brownwoord, the EarthLab farm is in production. Assisted by dedicated Groundwork staffer Alex Garcia, Jacob is turning the farm into a hub of educational and production activity. He has recruited students, volunteers, and … Continued

Chollas EcoVillage Stakeholder Advisory Group Member Makes the News!

Adria Fox-Williams, Groundwork “Energize Our Future” and Chollas EcoVillage Stakeholder Advisory Group member, was interviewed on the American Dream about this exciting project. Check it out! Jason Stewart and Adria Fox Williams on The American Dream