Every Day is Earth Day at the RCA

Every Day is Earth Day at the RCA

Every Day is Earth Day at the RCA Earth Day is an ideal time to think about how to make the world better for future generations. At the RCA, we celebrate Earth Day every day by conserving land to protect 146 plant and animal species in western Riverside County. Since...
The MSHCP Helps Protect Habitat Near Hamner Bridge in Norco

The MSHCP Helps Protect Habitat Near Hamner Bridge in Norco

The MSHCP Helps Protect Habitat Near Hamner Bridge in Norco Building a bridge requires years of environmental and engineering studies, design, funding, and finally, construction. The Western Riverside County MSHCP also plays a role in project development to make sure...
Battling the Stinknet

Battling the Stinknet

Battling the Stinknet You are relaxing in your garden and spy an ugly weed. Seizing your gardening gloves and a spade, you quickly remove it and keep your eyes peeled for other invaders. Similarly, on the thousands of acres of land protected by the MSHCP, the Western...
RCA and RCTC Women: Making a Difference

RCA and RCTC Women: Making a Difference

RCA and RCTC Women: Making a Difference Case studies around the world show that when women lead in conservation efforts, indicators of success rise, according to a 2021 article about gender equality in the New York Times. The RCA and managing agency RCTC understand...
City Spotlight: Murrieta – Surrounded by Natural Beauty

City Spotlight: Murrieta – Surrounded by Natural Beauty

City Spotlight: Murrieta – Surrounded by Natural Beauty Located in southwestern Riverside County, Murrieta is a nature-lover’s paradise amidst what was previously one of the fastest growing cities in California. The city was incorporated in 1991 and now houses...
Species Spotlight: The Coulter’s Matilija Poppy

Species Spotlight: The Coulter’s Matilija Poppy

Species Spotlight: The Coulter’s Matilija Poppy The California Poppy is one of our most beloved flowers, but another bloom within the poppy family also needs some love. Named after Irish botanist Thomas Coulter, the Coulter’s Matilija Poppy (Romneya coulteri) was...