Tag: Ventura River

Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project

By on February 9, 2017 in Events, News with 0 Comments
Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project

Matilija Dam Ecosystem Restoration Project
Talk by Paul Jenkin
March 11, 10 am – 12 pm
OVLC Office

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Cleaning up the Ventura River

Cleaning up the Ventura River

Pulling old dolls, smashed bicycles and discarded tires out of the river isn’t what everyone wants to do on their holiday, but for some 50 volunteers on Presidents’ Day, that’s exactly what they did; and the river was better off for it. Ojai people of all ages came together with trashcans and buckets and collected […]

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Ventura River Clean-Up Event

By on February 7, 2015 in Events with 0 Comments
Ventura River Clean-Up Event

Presidents Day Monday, February 16, 2015   9 AM – 1 PM The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy in partnership with Euterpe Farms will be hosting a Ventura River Preserve cleanup on President’s Day, Monday, February 16th, from 9 a.m. till 1p.m. The event will stage from the Farm to clean up a large amount of trash […]

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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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Rare Venomous Snake Found at Ventura River

By on May 28, 2012 in News, Press with 0 Comments
Rare Venomous Snake Found at Ventura River

Spotted night snakes are rare in the Ojai Valley which is located at the very western edge of the spotted night snake’s habitat.  A black patch on the neck and blotches that look like a double row of spots will help identify this snake. These snakes are usually small and the eyes are unmistakable with […]

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Once Upon A Watershed Makes A Difference: Ojai & Ventura Children in Grades 4 – 6 Learn About the Outdoors

Once Upon A Watershed Makes A Difference: Ojai & Ventura Children in Grades 4 – 6 Learn About the Outdoors

This week local educators David White and Heather King took Topa Topa, Oak Grove, and Summit school sixth grade students on an adventure at Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s new, not yet open to the public, Ventura River Steelhead Preserve.  At the preserve these children, through the Once Upon a Watershed (OUW) program, continued their hands […]

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Passion Inspires Rice Creek Realignment

By on February 29, 2012 in News, Press with 0 Comments
Passion Inspires Rice Creek Realignment

On Saturday the Sespe Fly Fishers Club recognized Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard’s commitment to preservation of the environment and support for local conservation through direct action in the Ojai Valley. Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, is committed to supporting local conservation efforts.  Couinard is also a fly fisherman and member of the Sespe Fly Fishers […]

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