Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dry Lakes Ridge Adventure

This month’s activity calendar is up.  Take advantage of all the good stuff going on before the valley becomes a soul-wrenching heat cauldron. Among the myriad options for outdoor fun and adventure is the once-per-decade trek up the challenging Dry … Continue reading

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Workday on the Preserve

Last week we had a planting day with Mr. Lepine’s Environmental Field Studies class from Nordhoff and Janis Duncan’s 3rd and 4th graders from Meiners Oaks Elementary.  The Big Brother/Sisters and their energetic pint-sized partners worked together to add some additional … Continue reading

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About the sale,  it’s this Saturday 9-12 at the nursery on Besant Road.  Around the corner from the Ranch House in Ojai.

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Murietta Morning

Elisa and crew did a loop up Murietta and down the fire road down in Matilija Canyon.  Last month’s rains are finally starting to pay dividends (in a botanical sense) and the camera caught the action.  Thanks Elisa for the … Continue reading

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Bloom of the Month (Or Season)

Been nigh on a dog’s age since I’ve bestowed this laurel.  Let’s be honest, the competition has been less than captivating.  In fact this is the only bloom I saw consistently since November.

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