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 / February 2022 I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of E.O. Wilson on December 26, 2021 at the ripe old age of 92 years. I feel blessed to have had... Read More »

Preserving Parkway

PRESERVING PARKWAY: NEW LAND ACQUISITION OF 28 ACRES This past November, the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC) joined in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to announce the acquisition of 28 acres located just upstream from... Read More »

Adopter Program

JOIN OUR 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 »


FROM THE FIELD / FEBRUARY 2022 Back in July 2021, the OVLC removed several non-native red gum trees (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) from the Ojai Meadows Preserves. We also removed a Peruvian pepper tree (Schinus molle), a Chinese... 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 »

Shop AmazonSmile

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... Read More »

Winter Pollen

MANZANITA WINTER POLLEN Look closely at the decisions they make, as the careful branches twist among paths—unseen made known. The orange branches and peeling bark tell a tale millions of years old... 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 »