Science and Environment In San Diego County

Air Pollution Control District County of San Diego

Local agency that regulates sources of air pollution in the county.

Back Country Land Trust

A nonprofit land conservancy dedicated to preserving and enhancing natural, scenic, and cultural areas, working farmland, and watersheds in San Diego's back country. Includes events, project information, FAQs, and newsletter.

Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation

Dedicated to the preservation, enhancement and protection of Batiquitos Lagoon through educational programs. Includes events calendar, visitor information, activities, and membership details.

Bird Friends of San Diego County

Offers list of birding hot spots, bird search, as well as listings, photos, and descriptions of a variety of birds that inhabit the area.

County of San Diego Air Pollution Control District

Offers current air quality and forecasts, fact sheets, business compliance programs, and asbestos information.

Friends of the San Dieguito River Valley

An incorporated citizen's group advocating the preservation of land within the San Dieguito River Valley system. Includes lagoon history and restoration reports as well as links to reference documents and related sites.

Palomar Audubon Society

Works to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife. Includes news, field trip information, conservation efforts and membership details.

Project Pacific

Dedicated to fisheries restoration, habitat enhancement, water quality, education, and resource management. Includes issues listing, educational information, and project details.

Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County

Works to help people protect, conserve and restore natural resources through education, information, and technical assistance programs. Includes mission statement, staff and directors listing, as well as project and education information.

San Diego Coastkeeper

Works to protect the area's bays, beaches, watersheds and ocean through community outreach, education, and advocacy. Includes "State of the Coast" report, events, action items, and membership information.

San Diego Conservation Resources Network

Supports the network of resource conservancies involved in the preservation and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of the San Diego region and promotes public understanding of conservation issues. Includes member directory, volunteer information, network map, and related links.

San Diego Land Conservancy Coalition

Land conservancy offers conservancy information, links to regional land conservancies, as well as links to related state agencies.

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Offers map of area refuges, project photos, student education programs, and volunteer opportunities.

San Diego Oceans Foundation

Promotes ocean stewardship by leading community-supported projects that enhance the ocean habitat and encourage sustainable use of the oceans resources. Includes project information, volunteer opportunities, and online newsletter.

San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project

Movement seeks to strengthen the local food trade and create a sustainable urban-rural partnership.

San Diego Tracking Team

Promotes the preservation of wildlife habitat in San Diego County through citizen-based wildlife monitoring combined with environmental education programs. Offers training programs, calendar of events, as well as research programs and results.

San Dieguito River Park

Responsible for creating a natural open space park in the San Dieguito River Valley, extending from the ocean at Del Mar to Volcan Mountain, just north of Julian. Includes activity information, resources, articles, and related links.

San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy

Non-profit organization helping to implement the vision of the San Dieguito River Park and its Coast-to-Crest trail. Offers a variety of maps, conservancy information, accomplishments, and projects.

SANDAG: Environment Shoreline Management

Offers project information, meeting calendar, and reports, plans, and strategies in PDF format.

Sierra Club: San Diego Chapter

Offers workshop and program information, volunteer activities, and information about the group's environmental activists.

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

Offers training programs, calendar of events, volunteer information and opportunities, and research, restoration, and monitoring details.

Volcan Mountain Preserve Foundation

Committed to the maintenance of the mountain's natural habitat and protection of native plant, this site includes history, photos and descriptions of the area, goals and accomplishments, hiking information, and related links.

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