This evening one year ago, my wife called me outside to see the full moon and the ominous orange glow on the eastern horizon. It was my first glimpse of the Thomas Fire and we evacuated the following day. At the time I was working as interim executive director for the Green Coalition and my … Continue reading Thomas Fire 1st anniversary: Before and After photos
The Ojai Valley Green Coalition is pleased to present the speaker and performance schedule for our two areas (Main Stage and Creativity Corner) Ojai Earth Day 2018 in Libbey Park on Saturday, April 21st from 11 am to 5 pm. Read more about the speakers and performers here.
In the aftermath of the devastating Thomas Fire just months ago, citizens and volunteers came out to join the Ojai Valley Green Coalition to plan for a renewed and invigorated Earth Day 2018. For the first time ever the event will be held in Libbey Park, and, according to City Councilwoman Suza Francina, “the event … Continue reading Speakers and Activities Announced for Earth Day 2018
Originally published on Thursday, 29 March 2018 12:20 in the Ojai Valley News. by Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter Ojai’s Earth Day celebration April 21 should be both entertaining and educational, according to organizers. The event, that runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Libbey Park in downtown Ojai, will feature speakers, vendors, live music and children’s activities. … Continue reading Earth Day event moves into Libbey Park, will feature alternative housing
Herb Walks with Lanny Kaufer and the Ojai Valley Green Coalition (OVGC) will present renowned fire ecology expert and author Richard Halsey on Saturday, February 17, for a timely workshop on how to create resilient gardens and homes in Southern California as residents go forward in the post-Thomas Fire era. The day will begin at … Continue reading “After the Fire: Making our Landscape more Resilient” w fire ecologist Richard Halsey