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Saving the Planet One Student, One Steward at a Time

The Mission of the Earth Discovery Institute is to build environmental
stewardship through innovative, effective science education and community
outreach programs that are directly integrated with ecological conservation.

Earth Discovery Institute (EDI)


The Earth Discovery Institute supports innovative and effective environmental education and outreach programs that are integrated with scientifically-driven land conservation.

Through the efforts of volunteers and students, EDI partners with government agencies and non-profit organizations to preserve and restore habitats in the foothills of San Diego’s east and south county, south bay and connecting watersheds.

EDI invites young and old alike to connect with nature and work to restore and support our native habitats, while considering the environmental challenges of the region.

Whether you enjoy hiking, riding, birdwatching, or outdoor fitness, we encourage you to explore San Diego’s remarkable reserves and refuges, and to give land a hand. Participating in EDI events is a great way to explore, discover, and improve our region’s remarkable and vulnerable ecosystems.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Eyes on the Land

Please help us keep local land managers apprised of issues and sightings of interest on local conserved lands. Use the form below to contact EDI and we will share the information with the appropriate agency.

Click below to access the full form.

 

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Earth Discovery Institute offers the opportunity to support environmental
stewardship through innovative, effective science education and community outreach programs and depends on the generosity of people like YOU!

Your donation provides EDI with the ability to continue offering these services to the communities of San Diego County.

 

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