What we're about

Our vision is for lower Rose Creek to be an open space park providing recreational and learning opportunities and a clean, healthy, aesthetically pleasing environment for residents, visitors, businesses, and native plants and animals, while serving as an accessible link for bicyclists and pedestrians to move between Rose Canyon Park, Marian Bear Park, Mission Bay Park, and surrounding communities. We invite everyone to help us make the dream a reality by habitat restoration, community cleanups, and nature walks. For more information, visit our website (http://saverosecreek.org/).

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Upcoming events (4+)

Guided Bird Walk

Mission Bay High School

ROSE CREEK is a treasure in Pacific Beach, popular with Bikers on the East side, a quiet, shaded walking path on the West side. Once a month, on Saturday, Friends of Rose Creek lead a Guided Bird Walk along the Mud Flats, winding Estuary and into the Riparian area full of trees and song birds. Recently we’ve seen baby ducks, seagulls and Ospreys chicks. More unusual sightings; Northern Shoveler, Red Knot, and Black-headed Grosbeak. Join Laurie at Mission Bay High School. FACULTY PARKING Lot along Rose Creek, off Grand Ave.

Mid September to October are best days for bird migration in San Diego. On Rose Creek any day is good for treats and surprises. Sunset will be 6:45.

As of July, no masks are required for small group outdoor events for anyone. However, we will continue to follow county guidelines that may change. To see current county guidelines, visit https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hhsa/programs/phs/

Download Kyle's bird list ahead of time at http://saverosecreek.org/2020/08/spot-the-birds-of-rose-creek/

Anyone who develops COVID-19 within a few days of attending this event should notify the Friends of Rose Creek and/or other attendees as soon as possible.

Rose Creek Native Plant Garden Volunteers Work Party

Rose Creek Cottage.

Join the Friends of Rose Creek on the Second Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. while we work on The Nature School’s native plant interpretive garden behind Rose Creek Cottage. Enjoy weeding, watering, removing invasive non-native plants and trash, and planting native species (fall and winter months) and get involved with your creek and your community. Easy one to two hours project – great for children of all ages.

Snacks and tap water will be provided. Bring your own water bottles.

Perfect for community service credit hours. Please wear sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, and a hat. Volunteers should bring water and heavy-duty work or gardening gloves. More information Karin[masked] or visit http://www.saverosecreek.org

Heavy rain cancels. Drizzle means we work.

Rose Creek Native Plant Garden Volunteers Work Party

Rose Creek Cottage.

Join the Friends of Rose Creek on the Second Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. while we work on The Nature School’s native plant interpretive garden behind Rose Creek Cottage. Enjoy weeding, watering, removing invasive non-native plants and trash, and planting native species (fall and winter months) and get involved with your creek and your community. Easy one to two hours project – great for children of all ages.

Snacks and tap water will be provided. Bring your own water bottles.

Perfect for community service credit hours. Please wear sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, and a hat. Volunteers should bring water and heavy-duty work or gardening gloves. More information Karin[masked] or visit http://www.saverosecreek.org

Heavy rain cancels. Drizzle means we work.

Rose Creek Native Plant Garden Volunteers Work Party

Rose Creek Cottage.

Join the Friends of Rose Creek on the Second Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. while we work on The Nature School’s native plant interpretive garden behind Rose Creek Cottage. Enjoy weeding, watering, removing invasive non-native plants and trash, and planting native species (fall and winter months) and get involved with your creek and your community. Easy one to two hours project – great for children of all ages.

Snacks and tap water will be provided. Bring your own water bottles.

Perfect for community service credit hours. Please wear sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, and a hat. Volunteers should bring water and heavy-duty work or gardening gloves. More information Karin[masked] or visit http://www.saverosecreek.org

Heavy rain cancels. Drizzle means we work.

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