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 »

Events

Fall Native Plant Sale 2021

By on October 15, 2021 in Events, Featured, News with 0 Comments
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 of our favorite drought tolerant plants and a variety of wildflower seeds collected from the preserves for you to grow at home in your garden. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to bring the beauty of the preserves to your yard!

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Mountainfilm on Tour 2021 – Thank you!

By on September 28, 2021 in Events with 0 Comments
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, but thanks to your support, the event was a huge success and we are incredibly grateful for everyone involved in making Mountainfilm on Tour 2021 happen!

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UNDER THE OPEN SKY – PADDLE RAISE

By on September 27, 2021 in Events with 0 Comments
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 grateful for your support. If you didn’t have a chance to donate during the paddle raise, you can help us continue to protect and restore the lands we all love by using the donate box below:

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OVLC VIRTUAL AUCTION

By on September 16, 2021 in Events, Featured, News with 0 Comments
OVLC VIRTUAL AUCTION

In support of our Mountainfilm on Tour events, we are hosting a virtual auction from September 17-27. The auction is open to the public (no Mountainfilm on Tour ticket purchase required) and featured items include a six-night stay at a 15th-century Tuscan hilltop house, a tour of the Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve, a Fletcher Chouinard Designs surfboard, marketing from Fionna Hutton & Associates, local Airbnb’s, and a whole lot more.

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Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

By on July 13, 2021 in Events
Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

Mountainfilm on Tour in Ojai will be back live this year, but it will be a little different! We will still host Under the Open Sky (our farm-to-table dinner) on Friday night, but instead of hosting a large gathering at OVS, smaller Mountainfilm screenings will now be offered on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday nights at the Ventura River Steelhead Preserve. Buy your tickets now, because they will sell out.

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JOIN OUR NEW 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 Program. This will help us maintain our 27 miles of trails and our oak woodland restoration sites. Individuals will be able to take on responsibility for a section of trail on our various preserves (Trail Adopters) or several oak restoration circles on the Ventura River Preserve (Restoration Adopters). Join our new Adopter program!

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Adventure+ Film Tour 2021

By on March 5, 2021 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Adventure+ Film Tour 2021

The OVLC is teaming up with Adventure+ to bring you four virtual film tours. The Vertical Life Film Tour, available May 14-22, is an all new climbing film tour originated in Australia. The tour has been created and conceived by the team behind Vertical Life Magazine to celebrate the relaunch of the Magazine following COVID-19 hibernation and will make its North American debut in with a theatrical and virtual release on May 14, 2021.

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Raffle Prizes Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

By on August 17, 2020 in Events, Featured, News
Raffle Prizes       Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

Thank you for coming to Mountainfilm!

Preorder Food & Save the date: Mountainfilm 2020 September 18-20.

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Virtual Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

By on September 9, 2021 in Events, Featured, News
Virtual Mountainfilm on Tour 2021

The in-person showings of Mountainfilm on Tour are all old out, but the tour is not over, folks! From October 1-3, the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy is teaming up with Mountainfilm on Tour to bring the original films of the annual festival in Telluride, Colorado to your streaming devices at home. It’s a film festival experience like you’ve never experienced before, and we can guarantee it will be cozy!

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Mountainfilm on Tour: Film Program

By on September 9, 2021 in Events, Featured, News
Mountainfilm on Tour: Film Program

The following film program will be shown on September 23, 25, 26 and virtually October 1-3 for OVLC’s Mountainfilm on Tour. The Under the Open Sky program is a different set of films being shown on September 24

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PAST EVENTS

By on April 3, 2019 in Events

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2021

Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2021

Snake season is all-year-round in Ojai! The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy is hosting a rattlesnake avoidance training clinic for dogs so you can take your dog outdoors with peace of mind.

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Spring Native Plant Sale

By on July 26, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Spring Native Plant Sale

Native Plant Sale
Moved Online
Shop now!

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Hike and Picnic with OVLC Stewardship Director

By on February 26, 2020 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Hike and Picnic with OVLC Stewardship Director

Stewardship Director Hike & Picnic
Postponed

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2020 California Naturalist Course

By on December 9, 2019 in Events, News with 7 Comments
2020 California Naturalist Course

Cal Nat 2020
Registration is Full » Join the waitlist

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Women In the Wild

By on February 27, 2020 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Women In the Wild

Women in the Wild
Saturday, March 7
Ojai, California

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All About Ojai: Winter Migration Bird Walk

All About Ojai: Winter Migration Bird Walk

Winter Migration Bird Walk with Jesse Grantham
Event is Full

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Firestick Pottery Holiday Show

By on August 16, 2019 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Firestick Pottery Holiday Show

Firestick Pottery Holiday Show
Sunday, December 15
10 am – 6 pm

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Native Plants Talk

Native Plants Talk

Native Plants for Your Garden
Sunday, November 3
11 am–12 pm
Flora Gardens

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Mountainfilm on Tour 2019

By on June 1, 2018 in Events, Featured, News, Newsletter
Mountainfilm on Tour 2019

Thank you for coming to Mountainfilm!

Save the date: Mountainfilm 2020 September 18 & 19.

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Under the Open Sky 2021

Under the Open Sky 2021

Friday, September 20, 2019

Ventura River Steelhead Preserve

Tickets on sale now!

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MOB SHOP MOVIE NIGHT 2019

By on July 25, 2019 in Around Our Valley, Events, Featured, News with 0 Comments
MOB SHOP MOVIE NIGHT 2019

MOB SHOP Movie Night
Saturday, August 31
Doors open at 7:00 pm, Films start at 7:30 pm

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Donor Celebration

Donor Celebration

Member Celebration
June 22 from 5-8 pm
Ventura River Steelhead Preserve

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All About Ojai – Tales of the Condor

By on May 27, 2019 in All About Ojai, Events, News with 0 Comments
All About Ojai – Tales of the Condor

Tales of the Condor
June 8 at 10 am
OVLC office

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OVLC Trail 101

By on February 5, 2019 in Around Our Valley, Events, News with 0 Comments
OVLC Trail 101

Guided Hikes Around the Valley
June 18
CANCELED

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National Trails Day Celebration

By on April 15, 2019 in Events with 0 Comments
National Trails Day Celebration

National Trails Day Celebration
Saturday, June 1
8 am–8 pm

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2019

By on April 9, 2019 in Around Our Valley, Events, Featured, News with 0 Comments
Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2019

Rattlesnake Avoidance for Dogs
June 1 & 2, 8 am–4 pm
SOLD OUT!

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Hike and Picnic with OVLC Stewardship Director

By on March 30, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Hike and Picnic with OVLC Stewardship Director

Stewardship Director Hike & Picnic
Saturday, March 30
8:30 am- 1 pm
Ventura River Preserve

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Women In the Wild Events

By on December 13, 2018 in Events, News with 2 Comments
Women In the Wild Events

Women in the Wild Weekend
March 9
Ojai, California

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Full Moon Hike

By on May 2, 2019 in All About Ojai, Events, Featured, News with 4 Comments
Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Hike
Saturday, May 18 at 7 pm
Valley View Preserve

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Benefit Concert

Benefit Concert

Benefit Concert with Grammy Winning Artist: Peter Kater
Friday, May 17 at 7 pm
Private Address

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All About Ojai: Springtime Bird Walk with Jesse Grantham

By on April 8, 2019 in Events, News, Ojai Meadows Preserve with 0 Comments
All About Ojai: Springtime Bird Walk with Jesse Grantham

All About Ojai: Bird Walk with Jesse Grantham
Saturday, May 11 at 8:30 am
Ojai Meadows Preserve

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All About Ojai: Herb Walk with Lanny Kaufer

By on December 4, 2017 in All About Ojai, Events, News with 0 Comments
All About Ojai: Herb Walk with Lanny Kaufer

All About Ojai: Herb Walk with Lanny Kaufer
Saturday, April 13
9:30 am—12 pm
Ojai Meadows Preserve

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Native Plants for your Garden with OVLC Nursery Manager

By on October 17, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Native Plants for your Garden with OVLC Nursery Manager

Native Plants for Your Garden
Sunday, April 7
11 am–12 pm
Flora Gardens

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Green Beers!

By on March 5, 2019 in Around Our Valley, Events, News with 0 Comments
Green Beers!

Green Beers with Topa Topa Brewing Co & California Solar Electric
Monday, March 18. 5:30-7 pm
Topa Topa Ojai

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All About Ojai: Wildlife Tracking

By on January 9, 2019 in All About Ojai, Around Our Valley, Events with 0 Comments
All About Ojai: Wildlife Tracking

Introductory Wildlife Tracking
Basics and Beyond of Animal Track & Sign Identification
March 16. 10 am–12 pm

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All About Ojai: The Buzz About Bees

By on December 20, 2018 in All About Ojai, Events, News with 0 Comments
All About Ojai: The Buzz About Bees

All About Ojai: The Buzz About Bees
Saturday, February 16. 1–3pm
OVLC Office

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Save The Planet, Wear Sustainable with Toad&Co and Topa Topa Brewing Co

By on January 7, 2019 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Save The Planet, Wear Sustainable with Toad&Co and Topa Topa Brewing Co

Save the Planet, Wear Sustainable with Toad&Co and Topa Topa Brewing Co
Tuesday, January 22. 5:30–9 pm
Topa Topa. 345 E Ojai Ave.

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All About Ojai: The Bear Essentials

By on December 11, 2018 in All About Ojai, Events, News with 0 Comments
All About Ojai: The Bear Essentials

All About Ojai: The Bear Essentials
January 12. 10 am.
OVLC Office

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Rare Plant Species Seed Cleaning

By on November 8, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Rare Plant Species Seed Cleaning

Rare Plant Seed Cleaning with the SBBG
December 3. 1–4 pm
OVLC Office

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Local Art Show: Rocio Mariposa

By on September 26, 2018 in Events with 0 Comments
Local Art Show: Rocio Mariposa

Local Artist Fundraiser
October 20, 3-5pm
Ojai Coffee Roasting Co

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Fall Guided Bird and Nature Walk

Fall Guided Bird and Nature Walk

Guided Bird and Native Plant Walk
October 27, 8:30–10:30 am
Ojai Meadows Preserve

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Annual Turkey Trot Hosted by the Ojai Valley Inn

By on November 5, 2018 in Around Our Valley, Events, News with 1 Comment
Annual Turkey Trot Hosted by the Ojai Valley Inn

Turkey Trot Fun Run
November 23. 8am.
Ojai Valley Inn

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MOB SHOP MOVIE NIGHT

By on June 8, 2018 in Around Our Valley, Events with 0 Comments
MOB SHOP MOVIE NIGHT

MOB SHOP Movie Night
Saturday, August 11
Doors open at 7:30 pm, Films start at 8:15 pm

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Geology Presentation and Hike

By on September 14, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Geology Presentation and Hike

Geology of the Ojai Valley
November 10, 9 am – 1 pm
OVLC Building and Ventura River Preserve

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California Naturalist Open House

By on October 3, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
California Naturalist Open House

California Naturalist Open House
Saturday, December 1. 2–3 pm.
OVLC Office

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2018

By on May 20, 2018 in Events with 2 Comments
Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs 2018

THIS EVENT HAS PAST. GO TO OUR EVENTS PAGE TO FIND THIS YEARS RATTLESNAKE TRAINING.

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Pints with Purpose

By on April 11, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Pints with Purpose

Pints With Purpose at Topa Topa Brewing Co.
All Plants are Not Created Equal
June 11, 7:30–8:30 pm 

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Free Guided Hike in Wills Canyon

By on April 23, 2018 in Events, News, Ventura River Preserve with 0 Comments
Free Guided Hike in Wills Canyon

Guided Nature Hike
May 26, 9 am–1 pm
Wills Canyon, Ventura River Preserve

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Fire Walk With Us

By on April 3, 2018 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Fire Walk With Us

Fire Walk With Us–A Fire Ecology Workshop with Richard Halsey & Lanny Kaufer
May 5, 9 am – 3 pm
Co-hosted by the OVLC

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