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Save the Birds

Love Them, Leash Them, and Help Save the Birds As Ojai’s people welcome the new calendar year, Ojai’s birds are anticipating the upcoming nesting/migration season (February through September). In no other place is this more important than at the... Read More »

White Ceanothus

Dreaming of a White Ceanothus Stand anywhere in the Ojai Valley and look up and to your north or west. Well, not anywhere, this won’t work from your guest bathroom, I mean outside. Notice the white patchwork covering our beloved... Read More »

VRP Grows

Ventura River Preserve Getting Bigger The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy purchased a critical 29 acre property adjacent to the Ventura River Preserve this week. The property lies between the heavily... Read More »

Jane Shanahan

Jane Shanahan at Ojai Community Bank Ojai Artist in the Lobby at Ojai Community Bank – Jane Shanahan February 9th – March 27th Artist’s Reception Wednesday, March 18 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. A portion of all proceeds... Read More »

Fowl Weather

Fowl Weather Friends The Ojai Meadow Preserve is a veritable cornucopia of ecological systems, one of the most popular and dramatic being the wetlands.  Storm runoff which used to pour down the hills and flood Highway 33 is... Read More »

VRP Trails

The Hardly Definitive Guide to the VRP Trail System Part 1 I’m not going to mince words here, or try to shoehorn a 68 point Scrabble word, the Ventura River Preserve is awesome.  I am a wee bit biased;  I live... Read More »

WAO: Chaparral

The Chaparral Ecosystem – Rick Halsey, The Chaparral Institute Wild About Ojai: Environmental Learning Series Richard W. Halsey, The Chaparral Institute: The Secrets of Ojai’s Remarkable Shrubland Wilderness Saturday, March 14, 2015 10 AM- 12 PM OVLC Office 370... Read More »

1% for Ojai Launches

1% for Ojai Launches The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC) manages approximately 2,000 acres for public use at a cost of $100,000 per year. Essential trail maintenance, preserve infrastructure repairs (such as fencing and... Read More »

Shop for OVLC

Shop on Amazon – Support OVLC! Now you can shop and support the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy at the same time! Through the AmazonSmile Foundation a portion of all your purchases will be donated to the... Read More »