Mission Statement: To educate and empower youth to appreciate, protect and preserve nature.

TNEF Upcoming Events
and Announcements

  • Family Wildlife Day
    Presentations All Day Animal & Nature Exhibits Nature Hikes Arts & Crafts, Music Live Animal Demonstrations: Birds of Prey, Insects, Snakes, and much more!

  • African Safari
    This truly is an Incredible fundraising opportunity for a trip of a lifetime at a remarkable price and 50% of what it sells for stays with The Nature Education Foundation.
    Details Here
  • September 30
    Cowboy Jubilee at the Santa Rosa Plateau
  • Book Signing / October 4
    Signed book, Wine tasting, Sampling of featured savors featured in the book.
    Details here.

Experience TNEF

Children and youth in our communities will become the new generation of environmental stewards with an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. Our unique program of funding and developing hands-on environmental programs is designed to encourage innovative projects that inspire, educate and empower children and youth to appreciate, preserve and protect nature.

We accomplish this…

through the hard work of dedicated volunteers, docents and teachers, with the help of our many partners, from individuals and governments to local nonprofits and corporate donors, and by using an inclusive and collaborative approach to program development and staying true to our six unique Core Values.

Get Involved

Come join the volunteer family at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Explore how to Volunteer, Be a Committee Advisor, Sponsor, or Become a Board Member. To become a volunteer, you can… Read More…

Membership and Giving

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Send us an email, give us a call, or come see us.

Email: info@srpnef.com
Office: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Visitor Center: Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve
39400 Clinton Keith Road, Murrieta 92562

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