Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation named Nonprofit of the Year by Murrieta Chamber of Commerce

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation was named Nonprofit Service Organization of the Year Saturday, Aug. 19. The nonprofit is entering its 15th year of fostering youth environmental stewardship by providing environmental education programs in southwest Riverside County. The recognition was presented at the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce’s 57th annual awards celebration […]

CID funds allocated for Santa Rosa Plateau field trips

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved the allocation of $3,500 of District 3 Community Improvement Designation funds for Santa Rosa Plateau field trips, a San Jacinto student conference, the Murrieta/Temecula Fitness Challenge, and the Lemon Lily Festival in Idyllwild. The supervisors’ 4-0 vote April 18 authorized $1,000 to the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education […]

Nature education foundation announces scholarship program for high school seniors

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation recently announced it will provide five $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors this school year. Founded in 2003, the foundation has grown from funding a program for third-grade students to their current nature education programs for elementary, middle and high school students. With an objective of inspiring […]

Family Wildlife Day at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve will provide wild fun for families

Family Wildlife Day at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve will provide wild fun for families

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation and the Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District present the 8th annual family wildlife day. This unique family event to view and learn about “Where the Wild Things Are” at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, 39400 Clinton Keith Road, will held Nov. 5 […]

Local nature education non-profit receives national award

Local nature education non-profit receives national award

MURRIETA – The National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) has awarded the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation with their Outstanding Support Organization of the Year award. Presented to only one non-profit throughout the United States, the award recognizes an organization that has responded in an exceptional manner by making a major […]

Santa Rosa Plateau summer concert series to be accessible for the deaf

Santa Rosa Plateau summer concert series to be accessible for the deaf

MURRIETA – Popular six-week summer concerts at the Santa Rosa Plateau will be interpreted in American Sign Language for the deaf. Beginning July 9 and continuing every Saturday until Aug. 13, each concert will be interpreted by Doug Beatty, a retired counselor for the Deaf from the California School for the Deaf in Riverside, and […]

La Cresta estate gardens shown in annual Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation tour

La Cresta estate gardens shown in annual Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation tour

Four La Cresta families opened their estate gardens to visitors May 14 showing their support for the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation’s mission to help students become aware of the environmental challenges they will face in the future. The 13th Annual Garden Tour and Garden Party entitled “Gardening in Mother Nature’s Backyard,” brought hundreds […]

Youth 7 to17 Photo Contest at the Santa Rosa Plateau

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation invites youth ages 7 to 17 to participate in a Youth Photo Contest and a chance to win a $200 Best Buy gift card, sponsored by Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley. Photographers will click, post and share their favorite photos of themselves, their friends and family […]