Our Environmental Services Department trains young adults to protect and maintain the urban environment in and around San Diego County through conservation and preservation projects. 

While on the job, Corpsmembers learn how to properly plant trees, identify native and non-native species and how to remove invasive plants.

Corpsmembers work to clean San Diego’s waterways, restore riparian ecosystems, build trails, control erosion by means of BMPs (Best Management Practices), construct crib steps and restore the habitat of canyons, parks and wetlands.

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Licensed General Contractor #972059

D-49 Tree Service Contractor

DPR/QAL B and C license for pest control/abatement

San Diego Housing Commission Section 3 Business Concern

General Liability—$3 million General Aggregate/$1mil Auto

Urban Corps partnered with the Environmental Health Coalition as part of its Transformative Climates Communities planning grant focusing on the need for green spaces in Barrio Logan and surrounding neighborhoods. Together we identified over 1000 locations in need of trees when future funding is available. Check out the work and locations here.


Through a CAL FIRE Urban Forestry grant, Urban Corps in partnership with Tree San Diego and several cities continue to plant and maintain 2,000 trees throughout San Diego County.  Check out the planting work below.

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