The Del Dios Habitat Protection League (DDHPL) is a group of local volunteers who are working to restore the native riparian habitat of Lake Hodges. 

Learn More about who we are and what we do, along with current projects, events and news.

View down Lake Drive, coming in from Via Rancho Pkwy.


Work Party info

The December Work Parties stayed busy with pole cutting and planting - see details & images here.

Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming events and work party dates. Word party details here.


Firewood Raffle

We have a winner! 

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Now Accepting New Members and Donations

If you'd like to participate and become an active Member of the DDHPL, sign up today!



It's that time of year! Smother those chills with a nice cozy fire - but avoid burning oak. Bringing oak firewood into Del Dios can also bring in the GSOB beetle. Even wood that sits unused for only a few days is a threat to our oak tree population. Learn more about the beetle and containment here. 

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Firewood Update

With the majority of eucalyptus removed, firewood production has slowed dramatically.

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