September 2016

September 27, 2016

Welcome to the Ojai Valley Green Coalition

The Ojai Valley Green Coalition is a gathering of residents and friends of the Ojai Valley actively working together to create an environmentally sustainable community in Ojai.

In the spirit of "think globally, act locally," we exist to educate ourselves and others about ecological issues; to promote sustainable practices to our local businesses and organizations; to advocate environmental responsibility as a priority to our elected officials; and to bring green consciousness into our lives and our homes.

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September 19, 2016

October 6 Salon: Wildlife

“Traditionally a salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.”
AT THE COALITION WE MEET TO INSPIRE AND BE ENRICHED BY THE STORIES AND INSIGHTS WE SHARE ON A THEME.

We meet the 1st Thursday of every other month at the Coalition Resource Center – 206 N. Signal St., Suite S, in downtown Ojai (upstairs on the Aliso/Signal St. corner).

October theme: Wildlife
Thursday, October 6 – 7 to 9 p.m.

WP_20160828_12_02_46_Moutain%20Lion%201.jpgWildlife is all around us! The Ojai Valley is home to many species like deer, foxes, black bears, mountain lions, coyotes, bobcats, and a myriad of bird species, including the endangered California Condor!

Have you encountered any of these wild animals? Is there one you feel especially close to? Do you have a picture, a story or a song you want to share about local wildlife?

Special guest Jim Hines, Sierra Club Los Padres Chapter, will host our October Salon, a welcoming, positive place to express your personal connection to our precious and beautiful wildlife. Please join us.

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September 10, 2016

September e-News

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* Ojai Creek Clean-up

* Solarize 2016

* Regional Drought Summit

* Volunteer Opportunties

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September 9, 2016

Net Metering and NEM 1.0 vs. 2.0

California Net Energy Metering (NEM) is one of the most successful solar incentives the state has to offer.

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Volunteer Opportunities!

Help%20Wanted%20Sign.jpg• Flexible hours and job descriptions
• Feel good returns
• Zero pay, zero pressure
What’s Not to Like?

Short Term Opportunities:
• Saturday, February 25 Seed & Plant Swap Staffing.
• At various events and efforts take photos and/or create short videos for us – no professional experience needed. We’re looking for very organic, unscripted photos and videos taken with your phone!

For those interested in working on ongoing efforts:
• Our Save Our Water, Ojai work group seeks team members
• If you want to work on permaculture based projects let us know, we’ll be getting this going soon
• Love Social Media? . . . keep the Coalition Facebook and Twitter pages current and relevant
• Help at the Resource Center with special projects and clerical tasks Weds., Thurs., or Fri. afternoons
• Join with one of our affiliate organizations – Ojai Valley Bike Coalition or Electric Vehicle Advocates

If you’d like to find out more or sign on, please email noel@ovgreencoalition.org or call (805) 669-8445.
THANK YOU!

September 8, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities Abound!

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Check this EPA site out!
Ojai and Ventura County's
environmental conditions ...

EPA My Environment: Ojai, CA

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