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Ameal Moore Nature Center

The Ameal Moore Nature Center sits at the main trailhead entrance to the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park, a 1,500 acre park that is one of eight protected core reserves designated by the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency for the Federally-listed…

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Explore the Park Trails

Whether you hike, bike, or just stroll, the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park’s trail system is a wonderful way to enjoy a beautiful natural environment within the City of Riverside! The trail offers amazing views of the city, chances to see…

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Share Your Photos

Enjoy using the park? Please join us in sharing what you love about Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park by posting your photos and stories! Whether it be a wildlife sighting or a memorable moment with family or friends in the park,…

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Snakes: Mystery and Intrigue

The Ameal Moore Nature Center staff and visitors were in for a real treat!  Dr. William K. Hayes with Loma Linda University joined us on a special event day to talk about snakes!  Dr. Hayes works with snakes at the…

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Fungi Fun!

The Ameal Moore Nature Center hosted UCR Graduate students Derreck and Sören as they talked to us about fungi!  Fungi is great and amazing- who knew???  They’re not just delicious and nutritious!  They’re also used for medicines, other species rely…

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Fossil Day!

National Fossil Day is in October and this year the nature center decided to celebrate with the rest of the nation by hosting our first Fossil Day.  In partnership with UCR’s Department of Earth Sciences and several paleontologists in Riverside,…

Volunteer!

Volunteering with the City of Riverside can be a fun and rewarding activity.  The nature center is always happy to have volunteers help staff various educational events. For more information, please contact Kim Cobb at kcobb@riversideca.gov We’re looking forward to working…

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Riverside Citizen Science

Our Mission: The mission of Riverside Citizen Science is to engage our community in observing and documenting Riverside’s natural environment. The program will foster appreciation and stewardship through nature-centered activities. Science, through community participation and collaboration, becomes a permanent part…

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Nature Spotter

The Riverside Nature Spotter app is a handy tool that helps nature lovers share their observations –whether it be an insect, plant, animal, or other living thing. Spotters can send a photo with questions about what they’ve seen and a…

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