Children’s Nature Retreat in Alpine celebrated its’ 1st Anniversary with a fun filled party. Guests enjoyed an afternoon of games, prizes, birthday cake and more. It has been a busy year, they now have more than 120 animals, two new Halfinger horses, a Sulcata tortoise and two desert tortoises, goats, peacocks and parrots that needed homes. The Children’s Nature Retreat Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families. The Retreat is an intimate setting where guests can interact with these loving animals.