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Events & Fundraisers

Shooting Stars and Hot Cocoa at Santa Ysabel West Preserve, Wednesday, December 13th at 7:00 pm

Wednesday, December 13th, bring the kids for some mountain shooting-star party magic at the Santa Ysabel West Preserve! Bring your camp chairs and blankets to the clear skies of San Diego's back country on the peak night for viewing the Geminids meteor shower. County park rangers will set up a free hot cocoa station and open the large staging area for this special late-night preserve experience.

Wear: warm clothes

Bring: the family, blankets, camp chairs, snacks; free hot cocoa will be provided

Falcons & Hawks! The Art of Falconry at Santa Ysabel West, Saturday, December 3, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, December 3rd learn about the world's oldest hunting style and sport of kings from Master Falconer Cisco Clibourne. Experience the world's fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, in action as he swoops to Cisco's lure from amazing speeds. Get up close and personal with Cisco's two Harris hawks, Julian and J.J., as they fly to your fist under his expert guidance. Experience this chance of a lifetime, one you won't soon forget! This event is free and for all ages.


VMF Artists' Reception--Saturday, December 2nd, 3pm-5pm

Saturday, December 2nd, please join the Volcan Mountain Foundation from 3pm-5pm for a special artists' reception featuring art of Volcan Mountain created by Robert Treat and Adrianne Smits. REGISTER AT VOLCANMT.ORG/RECEPTION

Both Adrianne and Robert are 2017 recipients of the Joseph and Marjorie Rubenson Endowment for Art and Science at Volcan Mountain. The photographic and watercolor art pieces will be unveiled before heading on a three-month tour of San Diego County public galleries.

Citizen Science Bird Survey on Volcan Mountain, Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:15 am

Thursday, November 30th join Volcan Mountain Foundation partners the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) and Palomar Audubon for a citizen science bird survey on SDRVC's Volcan Mountain parcels near Julian. This is a great opportunity to hone your bird ID skills with experts, learn about our local mountain bird species, and contribute valuable data to the San Dieguito River Park.