Category Archives: Regional Events & News

TRAM (Tijuana River Action Month)

From mid-September to mid-October it is Tijuana River Action Month. Many organizations, agencies, and public volunteers combine forces to remove trash, tires, and invasive plants from the Tijuana River Valley. I Love a Clean San Diego, Wildcoast, and Surfrider will be sponsoring clean up events. (See their websites under Other Organizations). There will also be

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Border Fence Affects Estuary

August 25, 2008, Union Tribune Regional Section: The border fence construction is well underway burying Smuggler’s Canyon. Many experienced local people believe the final land configuration will irreparably damage the sensitive estuary. The fence will remove hundreds of acres of hiking and riding area, and the trail experience will be diminished for generations to come. In

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Massive Canopy Trail Cleanout

Effie May Crossing, Trail Staging Area, National Trails Day, June 7, 2008:  200 volunteers from TRVEA, WildCoast, REI, and the Tijuana River Citizens’ Council  gathered to clean out the river valley’s canopy trails. Hundreds of trash-sackfuls, over 100 tires, and vegetation overgrowth were cleared from Cathedral, Mitigation, Bridle Path, and Saturn Ave trails. Another hardy group met at the

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