Author Archives: Darcy Kuenzi

Enjoy a White Christmas in Riverside County

If you are dreaming of a white Christmas, grab your scarves and mittens and head out to the San Jacinto Mountains for a Winter Wonderland. Although winter storms will occasionally bring snow to areas below 5000 feet in Riverside County, this Southern California mountain range is almost certain to have...

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Three Reasons Real is Better than Fake!

If your holiday season includes putting up a Christmas tree, here are three reasons to choose a real tree instead of using an artificial one: Fresh Air: Trees absorb carbon dioxide and emit oxygen. Studies by the National Christmas Tree Association report that an acre of Douglas fir trees can...

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Four Ways to Avoid Wrapping up Watersheds

Does your holiday season end with a mountain of wrapping paper, gift boxes and ribbon piled up in your living room? You’re not alone. Americans throw out 25% more trash than usual during the holiday season, which adds up to about one million tons per week. If only it were...

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Riverside County Watershed Protection