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Mutual Mastication

Some of you may have noticed the change of scenery in the so-called orange grove at the Ventura River Preserve.  If you haven’t you probably need glasses.  Big changes are afoot and I’ve gone straight to the source to get … Continue reading

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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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Are Euc Idding Me?

There has been quite a bit of grumbling in the local media about the rampant “destruction” being wrought upon the Ojai Meadow Preserve by the OVLC.  It is not my goal to point out how wildly underinformed some our local … Continue reading

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Rice Creek Reroute

Some of you may have noticed the changes afoot in and around the orange grove down at the Ventura River Preserve.  I’ve got the inside scoop from Restoration Stud Brian Stark:  

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Queen of the C’s

OK first of all I don’t want to get my latest interview subject in trouble.  She’s not really queen, it just sounded so catchy for the title.  How about baroness? I’ve been receiving literally dozens of requests for more female … Continue reading

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Dawg Day Afternoon

Yes I know I know… I missed you too! First I have a cool rare wildflower to share.  Found this growing out of the base of some rocks alongside the rapidly disappearing stream up Matilija North. What I found was … Continue reading

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The New Trail on the Block

Loving the June gloom, am I the only one who wants it to stay until September? What can I say, OVLC has been on a roll.  In the last 3 years they have opened the Kennedy Ridge trail, Old Baldwin … Continue reading

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