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Endowment

Forging Ahead: The BVAS Nature Endowment

The new BVAS Nature Endowment continues to grow, with over $20,000 in new donations received in June and July.  A total of approximately $75,000 has now been raised from BVAS members and the community.  Adding in the contribution of $150,000 of double matching funds from Brian Malk and Nancy Heitel, the Nature Fund now stands…

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The BVAS Nature Endowment

The BVAS Board is pleased to announce the establishment of the BVAS Nature Endowment Fund, the result of a two-for-one matching funds grant of up to $333,000 from Brian Malk and Nancy Heitel of San Diego and Napa Valley. Last November, Brian contacted BVAS to discuss his interest in possibly helping the organization meet some…

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Serendipitous Bike Ride Spurs $500,000 Challenge

Back in November, a San Diego businessman was riding his bike down South Coast Hwy. in Oceanside, when he noticed a large sign posted on a vacant parcel of land at the edge of Buena Vista Lagoon. “Help Buy This Land!,” the sign exclaimed. “Join the Ridgway’s Rail Society.” The next day, the Nature Center…

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