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Second Saturdays: Grizzly Bears

This past Second Saturdays we focused on the grizzly bear!  Grizzly bears are no longer found in California, but educating ourselves about them and their cousins is still both wise and fun. Grizzlies are found in the northern parts of…

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The Canyon After Dark: Canine Senses

As summer draws to a close we’ve hosted our last summer evening event this past Friday night.  For our final Canyon After Dark event we talked all about canine senses!  Dogs have some amazing senses that help them function in…

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Second Saturdays: FIRE!

This past Second Saturdays event we focused on fire!  Fire has the potential to be a very destructive force, but it is also nature’s tool for renewal and maintenance/disaster prevention!  Visitors joined staff at the Ameal Moore Nature Center and…

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The Canyon After Dark: Astronomy Night!

Summer is in full swing!  Our second Canyon After Dark evening event went great!  The Riverside Astronomical Society (RAS) joined us with their telescopes for this fun, family friendly, free night event in the park.  If you’ve never seen the…

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Second Saturdays: The Moon

This past Second Saturdays event we had some out of this world fun while we learned about the moon!  The moon is the Earth’s natural satellite.  Without it life would be very different!  Without the moon, our tides would be…

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Friends From Near and Far!

The City of Riverside has many sister cities around the world!  Sendai, Japan is one of them!  The Ameal Moore Nature Center hosted a group of students from Sendai for a hike, bioblitz (a mass count of animal life in the…

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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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Doggy’s Day Out: Don’t forget the leashes and bags!

The Ameal Moore Nature Center loves our four legged friends!  Every day visitors make their way through the park by bike and foot, often accompanied by a furry friend.  Dogs make great additions to a family, and the center loves…

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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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