Are you are a student who needs hours as a school requirement or have been ordered by the court to do community service?
Don't put it off to the last minute! Consider joining the River Park’s Water & Weeds Team this week! Community service hours verified for those that need them. This team meets Tuesday through Friday from 7 am to 11:00 am. Rack up some hours quickly while helping the environment and learning about native plants.
Follow direction and safety guidelines.
Arrive on time because the team goes into the field as a group.
Wear out-door work shoes and cloths. Hats and sunblock are recommended.
Bring a minimum of 32oz of water to participate.
Must sign a wavier of liability, if under 18 years old a parent or guardian must co-sign.
Able to work outdoors in various weather conditions and along natural terrain.
Ability to carry 40lbs and use basic tools provided.
The mission of the Lakeside's River Park Conservancy is to preserve and restore the biological integrity and beauty of the San Diego River while integrating recreational, educational and cultural opportunities for youth, seniors, families and citizens of East San Diego County.
Lakeside's River Park Conservancy was founded in 2001 with the mission to preserve and restore the biological integrity and beauty of the San Diego River while integrating recreational, education, and cultural opportunities for youth, seniors, and families East San Diego County.
The segment of the San Diego River in Lakeside had long been the focus of extensive sand mining operations and heavy industry. Such industrial operations are coming to an end and a new phase in the river's life is at hand; one in which nature and humanity work in harmony and regional quality of life is enhanced.