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March e-News on Stands

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* Salon Series Premieres
* Graywater Education Line-up
* Welcome New Board
Member, Chris Cohen
* Help Wanted
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March 27 Community Potluck & Presentation

Community Gathering

OJAI VALLEY COMMUNITY POTLUCK & PRESENTATION
A Watershed Approach to Resiliency and Regeneration

Friday, March 27 Chaparral Auditorium 414 E. Ojai Ave., Ojai

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GRAY IS the NEW GREEN

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GRAY IS the NEW GREEN: a Collection of Graywater Education Opportunities

Friday, March 27 Community Potluck & Presentation
Saturday, March 28 Graywater Home Tour
Saturday, April 25 Graywater DIY Installation Workshop

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Resources:
Graywater Tier 1 No Permit Required Information
Graywater Tier 2 Easy Permit Required Information

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Salon Series II: Friday, April 10

Next Salon Slated for Friday, April 10.
Theme: "Elements"

“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.”
 
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SALON SERIES II is Friday, April 10th, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ojai Valley Green Coalition Resource Center – 206 N. Signal St., Suite S, in downtown Ojai.
In honor of Earth Day, April's Salon theme is 'ELEMENTS'.


Earth, Air, Water, Fire, and Aether provide the sparks of life, moving around and through us. The 98 elements of the periodic table dance an infinite dance to form everything we touch in this world, and indeed, the universe.
Everyday life in Southern California engenders an acute awareness of the classical elements: the ever present danger of fire, either far too little or too much water, our need for clean air, our quaking and sliding earth, and the mysterious all penetrating element aether.
In this salon we reawaken our awareness of the elements in our life by sharing our stories, favorite words, images . . .

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OVGC Executive Director Search

The OVGC all-volunteer Board of Directors is accepting resumes for the Executive Director position, so that Deborah can focus on programming and community outreach.
This is a volunteer or stipend position.
Read the job description for more information.
To discuss the position further, please call (805) 669-8445 or email your resume.

Earth Day 2015 - It's Our Turn to Lead

That's the theme for Earth Day 2015 held at the Oak Grove School campus - 220 West Lomita Avenue. This year's fun-filled event will take place on Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Start the day out with a shoreline clean-up at Lake Casitas.

Then we encourage attendees to come by trolley (free for the day) or by bicycle and use the Earth Day bike valet. If driving, please park at the Ranch House or along Lomita Ave.

Plan to stay the day to enjoy music, food, sustainable transportation showcase, Go Green Exhibitors, student (our future leaders) displays and presentations, the Green Screen, and connecting as a community.

The day will end with a great raffle. Contact us to buy your tickets!

Get full details at the official Ojai Earth Day site.

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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.

Conservation
Water-saving InfoMark
Indoor Tips
Outdoor Tips
Water Conservation Checklist
Graywater 101
Graywater Guidelines Ventura County

Efficiency
WaterSense Label
Water Efficient Product Search

Rebates & Toolkits
Save Our H20 Toolkit
FREE Water Conservation Devices
High Efficiency Washers & Toilets
Smart Irrigation Controllers
Rebate Finder

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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