72nd Annual Meeting of the Conservancy

On a sunny February Sunday afternoon, a group of about 70 members and donors of the Torrey Pines Conservancy (TPC) gathered on the vast porch of the Martin Johnson House located on the campus of…


Good to see you at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Conservancy

A group of Conservancy members and donors gathered at the Martin Johnson house on the campus of Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Sunday February 27 for the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Torrey…


TPA Helps Protect Rarest Plant in SoCal

Torrey Pines Association supports The Chaparral Lands Conservancy’s Rarest Plant Project to save and expand the rarest population of the Dudleya at the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Extension in…


“Einstein of the Oceans” Turns 100

Congratulations to longtime friend of Torrey Pines, Walter Munk, who turned 100 on October 19, 2017. The famed Scripps Institute oceanographer spoke at our annual meeting a few years ago and spun a…


TPA Wildflower Hike 2017

Even though this year there are not many wildflowers, TPA members and docents alike enjoyed their stroll along the Guy Fleming Trail. Our amazing guide, docent and wildflower enthusiast Margaret…


Cloudcatcher

Del Mar resident Thomas Close has his camera set up nearly every day for spectacular time-lapse artworks. You’ll often find him on the bluffs and beaches of Del Mar at sunset (this photo of Tom with…


On The Come-Back Trail to High Point

Poor High Point! A good number of trees have died here in recent years, victims of the drought, and the old railing made of peeler poles was usually in a state of falling-down disrepair. But this…


TPA’s 65th Annual Meeting

TPA’s 65th Annual Meeting took place on Sunday, February 22. Despite the rain and the Academy Awards, the Martin Johnson House was full to the brim. Guest speaker Walter Munk’s lively talk about “The…


TPA Symposium 2014

Thank you to all who joined us! “Our Historic Lodge: Where Do We Go From Here?” An engaging series of presentations and panel discussions on how best to preserve and protect the Reserve’s Lodge, and…