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 Wetlands Mobilizes to Excavate Sand from River Mouth, 2014-10-03 



Wetlands restoration is complete, Coast News, 2011-11-08

San Dieguito Wetlands 'the Yosemite of Southern California', San Diego Newsroom, 2011-11-07

Local Wetlands Restoration Project Dedicated, KGTV San Diego, 2011-11-07

$90M San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration Project dedicated,  KFMB Channel 8, 2011-11-07

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Feeding the Wetlands, Union Tribune, 2011-09-30

Project To Restore North County Lagoon Complete, KGTV, 2011-09-30


Renewed lagoon: Workers moving tons of sand to open inlet to wetlands, 2011-09-15, Union Tribune

Wetlands Restoration Project Enters Final Construction Stage, 2011-09-06, Press Release, SCE & SDG&E


San Dieguito Lagoon Heading Back to its Natural State, 2011-03-20, SignOnSanDiego

Wetlands Restoration Project Enters Final Phase, 2011-03-11, The Coast News



Del Mar tries to fend off marine reserve designation, 2009-08-12, The Coast News

Input sought on design, 2009-08-06, Del Mar Times


Wildlife on the comeback trail, 2009-07-25, Union Trib

Center planning weekend draws input, 2009-07-23, Del Mar Times

San Dieguito River Park Progress Exceeds Expectations, 2009-07-16, Carmel Valley News

Wetlands Restoration Project Adds Visitor Service, Press Release

Rangers Patrol San Dieguito Lagoon, 2009-07-14, KPBS


"Missing link for river trail", Union Tribune, 2009-06-10


"Wetlands flourish: How to best enjoy the budding habitat", Del Mar Times, 2009-04-16

"Bird-watchers flock to lagoon", Union Tribune, 2009-04-01


Notice: San Dieguito Lagoon Day 2009, March 10, 2009, City of Del Mar (event to be held on April 19, 2009)


"Grand Avenue bridge takes on new life", Del Mar Times, 2009-01-29

"Bridge is platform of peace", Union Tribune, 2009-01-26

"Pier's time has arrived", Union Tribune, 2009-01-24



"Big Year For A Small Town", Del Mar Times, 2008-12-31"

"Wetlands Milestone Marked", Del Mar Times, 2008-12-11"

"Opening of berm completes restoration", Union Tribune, 2008-12-04"

"Lagoon basin opened to tidal flow", NC Times, 2008-12-04


"Completion of world's first artificial kelp reef praised", Union Tribune, 2008-11-10

"Completion of world's first artificial kelp reef praised", La Jolla Light, 2008-11-10


"A Rare White Hummingbird", Daughter of the Golden West (blog), 2008-10-25

"Not your usual construction project", Union Tribune, 2008-10-19


"Lagoon doesn't need to fish for compliments", Carmel Valley Leader, 2008-09-11

"New life in tidal basin" Union Tribune, 2008-09-09

Lagoon Restoration Project Shows Marked Improvement,, 2008-09-08

"Restoration Project Aims To Revitalize Local Wetlands", KFMB, 2008-09-03


California Chapter of the American Planning Association, 2008 Awards of Excellence

California Chapter of the American Planning Association "Outstanding Planning Implementation Award for Large Jurisdiction" to Project Design Consultants for the San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration Project Final Restoration Plan, August 11, 2008


"Annual Beach Trip Shows What a Difference Cooperation Makes", July 13, 2008, The Record Gazette


"A River Runs Through It", June 2008, Ranch & Coast Magazine

San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration, University of California, Special Research Projects, June 2008

"Wetlands project garners award", 2008-06-07, NT Times

"Saving Kelp", 2008-06-07, Union Tribune


"River mouth opens wide at Del Mar seaside lagoon", 2008-05-07, Union Tribune

"Area lagoons get their annual unclogging", 2008-05-01, Union Tribune


"Celebrating a very precious resource", 2008-04-25, Del Mar Times

"Del Mar Hills students celebrate Earth Day at San Dieguito Lagoon", 2008-04-24, Carmel Valley News

"Nursery growing seedlings for wetlands", 2008-04-15, Union Tribune


Water Flows As Lagoon Returns To Natural State, 2008-02-01,

"San Dieguito Wetlands Project is Open to the Ocean Once Again", 2008-02-01, Del Mar Times


"After Seven Decades, Ocean Fish Will Return this Week to One of Nature's Local Hatcheries", 2008-01-24,

"Tidal basin opens to ocean", 2008-01-24, Union Tribune

"Man-made lagoon connected to sea", 2008-01-24, NC Times

"Restoration Project Connects San Dieguito Lagoon", 2008-01-23,

"After 7 Decades, Ocean Water Flows into San Dieguito Lagoon", 2008-01-23, KPBS

"Major Progress in Wetland Restoration Project", 2008-01-28,

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