July 2008

July 25, 2008

Rainwater Harvesting

Get out your shovels and dance in the rain! That is what Brad Lancaster’s second volume in his trilogy on Rainwater Harvesting will make you want to do. Event flyer is Here.


Join Brad Lancaster on Thursday, August 28, at 7pm, Chaparral Auditorium, as he shares his experiences traveling the world learning about harvesting rainwater---with simple landforms and earthworks---in places like India, Peru, Mexico, Africa and the United States, where impoverished landscapes are turned into oases of life.

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July 18, 2008

Car of the Future

Thursday September 25- Ojai Valley Green Coalition Transportation committee presents the PBS Nova series
"Car of the Future"
- 7pm at the Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Ave. Projections suggest that by 2050 there will be two billion vehicles on the world's roads, two and a half times as many as there are today. The "Car Talk" duo, brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, hit the road in search of the car of the future in this 6 part series. The transportation committee will follow with a discussion of present and future transportation options in the Ojai Valley. For more information on the Nova presentation go to the Nova website.

July 4, 2008

August E-Newsletter

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July 3, 2008

Ojai Valley Green Home and Building Tour

October 4th, 2008 marks the date of the Ojai Valley's first ever Green Home and Building Tour. Get all the information at www.ojaivalleygreentour.com.

July 2, 2008

Healthy Home Solutions


SOLUTIONS TO CREATE A HEALTHY HOME
: New Construction & Remodels Utilizing Healthy & Sustainable Building Techniques & Materials.

Jon Cotham, Environmental Inspector, Bau-Biologist, BBEI, and Licensed General Building Contractor will explore what it means to utilize sustainable, eco-friendly, and non-toxic building practices and materials in the construction of your home.

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