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Lecture Series

Nature/Sustainable Living Lecture Series

Local experts have joined efforts with the Mt. Helix Park Foundation to offer a free Nature/Sustainable Living Lecture Series to the public.  The goal is to bring engaging professionals who are passionate about their fields of interest to teach the community about conservation, ecology and nature, in an interesting, practical and fun way.   Whether you are looking to cultivate a new hobby such as bird watching, landscaping or composting, or simply want to enjoy a beautiful morning in the amphitheater, it is another great reason to visit the Park!

Fall Lecture 2019

Lecture & Nature Walk

“Plant for Success: Create a Pollinator-friendly California Native Garden that Will Survive.”

Saturday, November 2 from 9 to 12 p.m.



Mt Helix Park welcomes California native plant expert, Patrick Montgomery, of Recon Native Plants and Ann Baldrige, Program Manager for the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County to the Park for a three hour class/workshop for the community on Saturday, Nov. 2  from 9 a.m. to noon.The emphasis is 'creating drought tolerant flourishing gardens that bring back the butterflies and birds' in our East County community.


Limited parking available at the upper lot, within the Park gates for lecture guests only from 9 a.m. to noon.  Additional parking is available at the Park's lower lots located at the corner of Mt. Helix & Vivera Dr.  There will not be shuttles for this event, so those parking at the lower lots will need to allow for the 10 to 15-minute walk to the top.

Refreshments will be provided for event participants


Non-Hermes copper variety butterfly phot
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