Your desire to donate to SRPNEF is very much appreciated. Click here to be taken to a form where you can indicate how your donation is to be used. Corporate sponsors can submit their sponsorship donations there also.

The Foundation has acquired the use of the old “Ranger Residence” near the Visitor Center at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve.  After 20 years, we’ll have our own space to  1) plan and manage all of the Foundation’s youth nature education programs, 2) space for volunteers to work, 3) hold membership meetings and small gatherings, 4) storage for all of our “stuff”, and 5) office space for members and the community to come see us, become members, inquire and buy tickets for our fun events. House has been empty for two years.  Here’s our check list before we can move in:

Education Programs and Unrestricted Support

Your donation will be used to support SRPNEF’s youth environmental education programs to help cover the costs of the Third Grade Nature and Outreach Programs, or middle school Trout-in-the-Classroom and Native Seed Bank Studies, or the high school Habitat Studies and Restoration Programs. Click here to donate.

Environmental Studies Scholarships

SRPNEF provides annual scholarships for graduating seniors who are entering fields of study in the Environmental Sciences. Scholarship program is administered by the Murrieta Dollars for Scholars and are awarded in April of each year. Scholarships are funded solely from private donations. Click here to donate.

Planning Your Legacy

Whether or not you’ve begun the estate planning process, you may have thought about what you want your legacy to be. For many people, this means setting and achieving philanthropic goals during their lifetime and for years to come. SRPNEF has consultants at the ready to assist you with your philanthropic goals and help achieve long-term benefits for you, your estate and the SRPNEF. For more information contact

In Honor of Virginia Hyde’s 80th Birthday

Virginia requests NO GIFTS… she is trying to get rid of things! HOWEVER if you want to recognize her birthday she invites you to donate to her favorite charity… the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation. Click here to Donate!

Tribute and Honor Giving

The following people have memorial funds in their names. To create a memorial fund for your loved one, click here.

Mike DeJonge was the most loving, caring, and hard working man. He was an amazing father who dedicated his life to taking care of his wife Julie, daughter Amanda, and son Taylor. He was known for his big heart, quick wit, huge hugs, blue eyes, and boundless energy. He absolutely loved spending time outdoors with his family and friends. His favorite hobby was mountain biking, along with hiking, and playing tennis. We want to honor his wishes and help donate to the place he most loved, the Santa Rosa Plateau. In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a contribution in honor of Mike to the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation.

In honor of Milton Winer. Milton was a docent and devotee of the Santa Rosa Plateau for over 20 years. He found peace and inspiration in the quiet beauty of the preserve and the people he met there. The family has requested donations to support the youth environmental education programs provided by the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation.

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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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