Tag: drought

A is for Acorn

By on September 22, 2015 in Notes from the Nursery Manager with 2 Comments
A is for Acorn

Believe it or not it’s acorn collecting time again Collecting as many as we can for restoration projects Drought has seriously hampered acorn production in California Exudation is the sticky substance you find on damaged acorns. Leave them be. Find an oak with grass underneath for a soft landing and better chance of survival. Green […]

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Eyes on the Sky

By on June 13, 2014 in Events with 1 Comment
Eyes on the Sky

ALL ABOUT OJAI: ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING SERIES Film Screening and Drought Panel Discussion with Filmmaker Steve Nicolaides And Guests Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 10:00 AM Ojai Playhouse – Downtown Ojai Unless you are Rip Van Winkle or have had your head underground the past five years, you know there’s an ongoing drought in the Western United States. […]

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OJAI VALLEY LAND CONSERVANCY BUYS 160 ACRES AT AUCTION

By on June 4, 2014 in News, Press with 0 Comments
OJAI VALLEY LAND CONSERVANCY BUYS 160 ACRES AT AUCTION

The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC) was the successful bidder at an auction of a 160 acre parcel which is important for the Ojai Valley’s water supply.  The forested parcel in the foothills north of the Ojai Valley is remote, wild, and largely surrounded by national forest.  It is also an important catchment basin that […]

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Rice Creek Returns Home After 90 Years

By on December 6, 2013 in News, Press with 0 Comments
Rice Creek Returns Home After 90 Years

Rice Creek is a seasonal tributary of the Ventura River that drains the hillsides above the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s majestic Ventura River Preserve. Hikers in Rice Canyon can see the modest creek, and know that it supports a variety of native plants and wildlife. However, the lower sections of the small Creek have seen […]

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