To Our Ojai Community:

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we recover from the damage from the Thomas Fire on our trails. In the coming months trails will likely open and close depending on rain and changing trail conditions. Click here for current information and trail notifications »

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From the Director

FROM THE DIRECTOR / NOVEMBER 2021 Local conservation organizations like OVLC struggle with how to address the global phenomenon of climate change. What can a small group do to ameliorate threats that affect the very things... Read More »

Latest Acquisition

New Acquisition: Parkway Preserve The Trust for Public Land and the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy announced today the protection of 28 acres adjacent to the Ventura River, preserving critical wildlife habitat and land for... Read More »


More Than Just Your Pretty Views From almost anywhere in Ojai, you can look out at the undeveloped hillsides and know you are home. In addition to conserving Ojai’s scenic backdrop, the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s... Read More »


THE SEED COLLECTOR There are many lessons learned when the days are spent with plant and animal folk—a literacy of some ancient hum that this unseasoned human must learn. On the fall day... Read More »

Annual Report

2021 FISCAL YEAR* ANNUAL REPORT June 30, 2021 marked the end of our first full fiscal year since we changed our fiscal year to start in July. OVLC also restructured... Read More »

Adopter Program

JOIN OUR NEW ADOPTER PROGRAM! Wish you could volunteer on your own schedule? Now you can! We’re very excited to announce that with funding from the Ojai Women’s Fund we are starting our Volunteer Adopter... Read More


TRAMPLE TRAILS: HELP US PROTECT THESE LANDS FOR YOU There are more and more unsanctioned trample trails popping up all over OVLC preserves, and they are a problem. Some of these trails (like the trample trail pictured to the... Read More »

Why Oak Trees?

Why Oak Trees? Every year OVLC plants hundreds of oak trees. These oak trees help the Ojai Valley become resilient to a changing climate. The oaks we plant today start off small and fragile,... Read More

OVLC Store

OVLC Store We're proud to offer the highest quality, most unique merchandise on the market today. From our family to yours, we put lots of love and careful attention in each item.... Read More