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Annual Seed Swap

5th Annual Seed & Plant Swap
Saturday, February 27 - 1 to 4 p.m.
Chaparral Auditorium 414 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai

SeedSwapFlyer_2016_LoRez.jpgGardeners and farmers both current and aspiring are invited to join in for the 5th Annual Ojai Valley Seed & Plant Swap. Bring your stories and passion for growing food, and if you have them, bring seeds, cuttings, or starts to share. The Swap is hosted by the Ojai Valley Green Coalition with Food for Thought Ojai and the Center for Regenerative Agriculture.

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January e-News

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* January 9th E-waste Recycling Event
* Vehicle Donation & Membership Drive
* Giving Time in 2016
* Supporting CFROG
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Sign-on to SOAR

Keeping Our Open Spaces and Agricultural Land

Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources (SOAR) is a series of voter initiatives that require a vote of the people before agricultural land or open space areas can be rezoned for development. Most of the Ventura County SOAR initiatives expire in 2020.

The best window for renewing the SOAR initiatives is the November 2016 election to continue the SOAR protections for agriculture and open space thru to the year 2050.

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Help Stop Shot Hole Borer Beetle

Folks, we have a new tree pest in town. I recently sat in on a community meeting of state, county and local stakeholders to get the “scoop”. Everyone needs to care, be aware, and take action on your property as this pest is easily carried via compost, firewood, and mulch. Please help spread the word to neighbors, friends, family and your networks, like civic groups, church, etc. Below are pertinent information and links.
Thank you,
Deborah - Executive Director

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Local Water Matters Resources

New Water Resource Webpage - Good Job Ventura River Watershed Council!

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"Water efficiency" means using improved technologies and practices that deliver equal or better service with less water.
"Water conservation" is the curtailment of water use - doing "less" with less water.

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Water Conservation Checklist
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Graywater Gardening - from Buckets to Irrigation Systems

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Rebates & Toolkits
Save Our H20 Toolkit
FREE Water Conservation Devices
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Water Wise Gardening in Ventura County
PLEASE, DON’T IRRIGATE BETWEEN 9:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M.!
Water Saving Plants
Drought Tolerant Garden

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