Fire crews to conduct prescribed burn in preserve

TEMECULA – Riverside County firefighters tomorrow will initiate a two-day controlled burn in the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, just west of Temecula, to eliminate excess vegetation. Crews will be burning off about 105 acres Tuesday and 155 acres on Wednesday, according to fire department officials. Operations will be concentrated in the area of Mesa de Colorado, between 6 […]

Santa Rosa Plateau summer concerts begin

Santa Rosa Plateau summer concerts begin

MURRIETA – Back by very popular demand, the deck and stage area behind the at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Visitor Center in rural Murrieta will be transformed into an outdoor concert and art show venue, to include six Saturday evenings of tribute concerts and art beginning July 9. The summer concert series Live! […]

Santa Rosa Plateau Foundation vying for $100,000 in grants

Harrah’s Resorts Southern California is contributing $100,000 in grants to local community nonprofits. Harrah’s “All-in-4-Change” campaign will award grants to 12 Southern California winners in 2016. This is the second year of the program. Harrah’s has increased the total of contributions to $100,000 this year from $50,000 last year. First place is $40,000. Second place […]

Nature Education Foundation provides scholarships for high school seniors

Nature Education Foundation provides scholarships for high school seniors

MURRIETA – The Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation recently announced the establishment of an environmental sciences scholarship program for graduating seniors and nature education programs for elementary, middle and high school students. With the objective of inspiring environmental stewardship, the SRPNEF sees the scholarship program as a logical extension of their mission to “educate […]

Santa Rosa Plateau Photography Classes planned

MURRIETA–The winter schedule of the popular series of photography classes at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve has been set each Saturday in February beginning Feb. 6. Conducted by award-winning wildlife photographer Dick Cronberg, classes will be held at the Visitor Center at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve, 39400 Clinton Keith Road on Saturdays, […]