The Coalition will host two programs exploring Ecopsychology – a half-day introductory workshop Saturday, April 26, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and a 5-week course on Thursdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 5:45 to 7 p.m. Ecopsychology: Exploring the Complex Relationship between Nature and Human Nature will be conducted by Lori Pye, Ph.D. … Continue reading What is Ecopsychology?
Editor’s note: Coalition executive director, Deborah Pendrey, has accepted an invitation to sit on a panel as part of a full afternoon of discourse on saving water and staying in community. The event takes place at The Ojai Retreat on Sunday, March 9, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Reservations are required. Let us not be fooled … Continue reading Facing Drought Together
What does local jobs development and ‘zero waste’ have in common? A positive impact on the Ojai Valley and beyond. As explained in Wikipedia “Zero waste is a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. No trash is sent to landfills and incinerators. The process recommended is … Continue reading The Zero Waste Approach to Managing Resources
The Coalition will hold its 6th annual e-waste recycling event with partners – Ojai Valley Directory, Ojai Community Bank, Harrison Industries, and E-Recycling of California. This VERY popular community service event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine Saturday, January 11, 2014 in the Ojai Community Bank’s parking lot located … Continue reading Recycle Your E-Waste, Plus
by Evergreen Hericks, OVGC member and volunteer “Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.” ~James Russell Lowell When I think of all that is right with the world – an important practice of feeding my hope – at the top of the list must be libraries. What better … Continue reading Resource Center Lending Library Open for Business