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 signage), regular preserve patrols, and cleaning up graffiti are just some of the preserve management needs associated with this cost. And, with each new preserve […]
Back to E-Newsletter (Fall 2010) We’re excited to welcome Deborah Whorf and Nathan Wallace to our board of directors. Deborah is a converted transplant from the east coast who has happily adapted and totally immersed herself in the Ojai community and culture.She came to Ojai in 1998 to assist with the completion of the Ojai Valley Inn’s […]
Go to E-Newsletter (Summer 2010) Conservation Biologist, BioResource Consultants, Inc. A third generation Ojai resident, Brian is a conservation biologist with BioResource Consultants, an environmental consulting firm based in Ojai. Brian brings extensive experience in ecology, wildlife biology, ecosystem management, environmental policy and natural resource planning. For over ten years, Brian has been working on […]
An above-and-beyond-the-call-of-duty moment for some busy students: Charlie Sun and Chase Smith of Thacher School joined Preserve manager Rick Bisaccia of the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy and faculty Julie and Bo Manson for a morning of trail clearing on May 15th at the Ilvento Preserve. They hauled themselves out of bed at 8:00 am on their first morning […]
The first annual EarthPlay event was held in cooperation with the Oak Grove School and both Ojai Rotary Clubs on April 24th, 2010. Hundreds of community members came out to the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s Ojai Meadows Preserve to celebrate together!