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                                                                                             The Inland Empire Photo Club is a recent addition to the ever-growing photography community in Southern Riverside County, California. This enthusiasic group began in August of 2011 with 30 members and in one short year approaches 70 members! Go to their website at www.iephotoclub.org for the latest news and adventures.                                                                                        

Santa Rosa Plateau Foundation at  www.srpf.org  is a vital source for bringing together the resources of the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve and the children of Southern Riverside County, California. They are a major fundraiser benefiting the outdoor education of third grade students through a variety of fundraising activities including art shows, photography and wild bird indentification classes and other projects.

Oregon Coast Birding Trail   www.oregoncoastbirding.com/ This wonderful website explores the Oregon Coast and details specific places to find birds common to that area. There are lots of photos, maps, and exact directions to the best spots.

Dan Elster Photography    www.elsterphotography.com/ Dan Elster is a talented, young photorapher/artist with wonderful images of birds and animals. A resident of Ashland, Oregon, he participates in local art shows and is always improving his skills. Be sure to check his website.

BIRDS and BLOOMS MAGAZINE www.birdsandblooms.com.  This a wonderful magazine emphasizing backyard birds and flowers. It has a wealth of information, interesting stories, and a fun photo contest.

Cornell Labratory www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/ Cornell lab is thought by many to be the priemier authority on wild birds. This wonderful website seems to have just about everything you wanted to know about birding. There are links for beginning birders, birding news, tips on gear and field guides, wildlife photography, and even a birding quiz.

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Murrieta, California is an 8,400 acre preserve set aside to preserve a portion of habitat unique to Southern California. It was formed and is now managed by five : the California State Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, Riverside County Parks and open Space District, The Nature Conservancy, the and Metropolitan Water District. With many different habitats, spectacular scenery, a wonderful visitors center, and miles of walking trails it is truly a jewel. Many birds and animals call this land home and the friendly staff welcome all visitors. Many folks visit during the spring to see the spectacular wildflower displays and to view the many ducks and shorebirds that use the vernal pools. Many activities are offered such as nature displays, annual art shows, videos, and photography classes. Check their website out at  www.srpf.org  for more information.