My Sycamore Canyon

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November 2018 Closures

Happy holidays!  The Ameal Moore Nature Center will be closed with all Parks, Recreation and Community Services buildings in observance of the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. The Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park will still be…

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Summer Hours Change!

Summer is upon us and that means Junior Naturalist Camps and hour changes!  Starting July 17th until August 25th, the Ameal Moore Nature Center will have modified summer hours to accommodate the camps: Summer Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 1pm –…

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The Canyon After Dark: Insect Rave!

Have you ever held a native beetle or heard the chirp of a velvet ant?  We did last night at our first summer evening event, the Insect Rave! Visitors partied to techno music, adorned themselves with glow sticks, and partied…

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Second Saturdays: The Watershed

This Second Saturdays event we focused on a topic that is relevant to you and us at the Ameal Moore Nature Center- even if you didn’t know it existed!  We all live somewhere- many of the visitors and staff members…

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Second Saturdays: Native Bees

This month the Ameal Moore Nature Center decided to focus on California’s diverse population of 1,000+ native bee species.  For our Second Saturdays program we learned all about bee houses, behavior, and appearance.  Visitors engaged in identification activities and a…

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2017 GUIDED HIKE NOTICE!

Our guided hikes are now only on the FIRST Saturdays of every month!  Please join us at 9am for a fun hike in the park!  Hikes leave no later than 9:10am.* Please come inside and let us know when you arrive! We look forward…

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Getting to Know Our Hiber-neighbors

2016’s first Second Saturdays event was a great success!  Visitors of all ages came in to participate in craft activities and learn about the different sorts of hibernators living in the area- our hiber-neighbors! Bears aren’t the only animals that…

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Walking with the Mayor

Saturday January 9 was a busy day at the nature center!  Not only was it our regularly scheduled Second Saturdays program day, but it was also a walk with the Mayor!  Health is very important to our daily well being….

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Cal Naturalist Classes Are Here!

We’ve been talking about it for months, and now it’s finally here!  UC California Naturalist classes are now available!  Presented by The Riverside Metropolitan Museum and hosted at The Ameal Moore Nature Center, this 10 week, 40+ hour course offers…

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Owl Day was a hoot!

This Second Saturdays event was all about owls!  Visitors were able to come in and learn all about these awesome and beautiful avian predators.  With staff supervision, visitors learned through touch about owl wings and feathers before seeing a silent…

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