Monthly Archives: February 2012

FBOTS- Sisar

FBOTS = First Bloom Of The Season.  The next few months will be chock full, and I don’t want to be the only one laying claim.  So bring your camera and send me your FBOTS to ojairambler@gmail.  Wasn’t expecting to … Continue reading

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Luke’s not so excellent adventure

(All pictures actually from the day of the story and 3 days after, April of 2009) I was still but a pup.. not quite 1 1/2 years old (about 10 to you humans).  In the back of the ole Saturn, … Continue reading

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Olfactory Hues

Ordinarily I wouldn’t be anywhere near Matilija Canyon in February.  Swollen river crossings, ticks galore and generally colder and windier than down here in the valley, I tend to avoid the area until May.  Unfortunately that usually means I miss … Continue reading

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Learn Some Chumash

Check the calendar to see whats going on around town this weekend.  I personally recommend coming down to Baldwin Rd.  to see Jan Timbrook the author of Chumash Ethnobotany.  Learn what the Chumash and other local tribes ate, used for … Continue reading

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Help Wanted

What : Volunteers to help propagate native plants for restoration of OVLC properties.  Learn to take cuttings, gather,  clean and process seeds, prepare trays for the seeds and cuttings. Who:  Age, sex, experience not important.  Ability to walk and chew … Continue reading

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Let’s get Cozy

Nice job Giants!  A whole weekend without a ramble, I know my fawning minions were getting antsy so here we go: One of Ojai’s more popular trails, Cozy Dell starts at Route 33 and eventually connects to the Pratt and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday, Friday…

I’m ill and don’t feel like finishing my planned trail review.  Instead I’d like to remind everyone to get out there this weekend and see some nature, volunteer, learn something.  Check the calendar to see if anything tickles your fancy.  … Continue reading

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