POPs Fund

The POPs Fund is administered by the nonprofit Friends of Los Penasquitos Canyon, a 501(c)3 organization. Under the direction of POPs Board Members, the fund will be used for trail enhancement and habitat

protection in Del Mar Mesa, Los Penasquitos Canyon and Carmel Mountain Preserves.


The following are potential projects for 2022

Invasive Plant Eradication

Invasive weed and vegetation removal


Replacing invasive plant species with native plants

Trail enhancement

Repair, signage and  illegal trail closure measures 


Increasing awareness through guided hikes, volunteer experiences