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 / JULY 2021 Between the year and a half of pandemic-constrained life and California’s extreme drought, one could be excused for suffering from a grim outlook. However, we at OVLC see reasons to... Read More »

Fall Native Plant sale

Fall Native Plant Sale 2021 This year’s Fall Native Plant Sale is being hosted in-person on October 30 from 9am to 12pm at our Ojai Meadows Preserve Native Plant Nursery. We will be selling some... 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 »


RESTORATION / JULY 2021 OVLC Restoration Field Crew has recently gained a new member, Sophie McLean, to help out with field tasks and nursery management. She has a degree in Plant Biology and is... Read More »

Thank You

Mountainfilm on Tour 2021 – Thank you! A huge thank you to everyone who came out to the Steelhead Preserve this past weekend for our 7th annual Mountainfilm on Tour. The capacity size was smaller this year,... 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... Read More »


MEET LINDA WILKIN: OVLC LAND STEWARD We are excited to formally introduce Linda, OVLC’s new Land Steward and botanist extraordinaire! Linda’s love for plants has given her a breadth of experience in farming, habitat restoration, and... Read More »

Paddle Raise

UNDER THE OPEN SKY – PADDLE RAISE Thank you for attending our Mountainfilm on Tour and Under the Open Sky at the Ventura River Steelhead Preserve. Friday night’s paddle raise was wildly successful and we are incredibly... 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