February 2011

February 28, 2011

Creek Habitat Work Day - March 5

Join us!

When:
Saturday, March 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. *Rain or Shine*

Where: Libbey Park gazebo (bandstand) to meet

What: non-native plant removal

Why: to re-establish a functioning wetland and riparian ecosystem that supports a diversity of fish and wildlife species and to improve the flow of water

How: wear sturdy shoes, long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Gloves and a shovel or hand trowel would be great also, in case we have a large turnout.

Download an event flyer HERE.

Besant Hill School Sustainability Conference

“Educating for Sustainability,” a green school conference hosted by Besant Hill School on January 22, drew participation by schools from as far away as the Bay Area, which were represented by students, administrators, and teachers. Attendees at the conference also included representatives from the Ojai Unified School District, Thacher School, Ojai Valley School, and Oak Grove.

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Culinary Club Tasting Social - March 12

Join in the fun, Saturday March 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Culinary Club Tasting Social. Bring a vegetarian entree or side dish featuring fresh, local produce and a sprinkling of your culinary passion! Don't forget 20 copies of your recipe to share and your own dish/flatware/mug for enjoying the event's bounty.

Please RSVP by March 8 to OjaiCulinaryClub@gmail.com

Download an event flyer HERE.

Food News - March 2011

Find out what the Food and Agriculture Committee has been up to:

- Rainwater Harvesting Workshop - March 5
- Spicy Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup Recipe
- Ojai Community Garden Coming Soon!
- Showing of The Greenhorns - March 26


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February 8, 2011

Coalition to Preserve Canada Larga Valley Meeting: February 10

The Ventura City Council decided at its January 24 meeting to fund a fiscal analysis before voting to pursue annexing portions of North Ventura Avenue and Canada Larga, as part of its larger Westside Community Plan.

Though imminent action is no longer called for, we encourage you to educate yourself to the issues and let decision makers know of your questions and concerns regarding an annexation of the Canada Larga Valley.

Next information meeting Thursday, February 10 at 4:30 p.m. in Ventura at E.P. Foster Library Topping Room. See Feb. 10 on our website calendar for agenda details.

READ VENTURA COUNTY STAR JAN 24 VENTURA CITY COUNCIL MEETING REVIEW

READ THE OVGC STATEMENT HERE

READ THE VENTURA CITIZENS FOR HILLSIDE PRESERVATION'S BULLETIN HERE

Food News - February 2011

The Food and Agriculture Committee has a lot going on:

- Eco Farmers Against Monsanto
- Organic Conference at Meditation Mount
- Tangerine Tasting Tour at Friends Ranch
- Tree Plantings With Ojai Trees


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