Water Education Foundation         This two-and-a-half-day tour will traverse parts of Southern California and venture into the Santa Barbara region, hit hard by the 2012-16 drought, wildfires and mudslides. Although Santa Barbara County recently lifted its drought emergency declaration after this winter’s storms replenished local reservoirs, the region’s hydrologic recovery often has lagged behind […]

Event Announcement       Be one of the 60,000 people across all of California in the upcoming 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21st, 2019 from 9 am to noon!  Volunteer just 3 hoursof your Saturday morning to remove debris from beaches, creeks, rivers, and parks to protect wildlife from harm while taking care of our environment. […]

Harvard Club of Santa Barbara       SANTA BARBARA, CA—The Harvard Club of Santa Barbara, in conjunction with the Community Environmental Council (CEC) and the Wilderness Youth Project (WYP), present Exploring Climate Change & Culture Shift, an evening with UCSB Professor Ken Hiltner.  When: Thursday, September 12 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: Alhecama Theater, 215A E. Canon Perdido Street, […]

By John Hankins       The public and free markets are now strongly favoring all-electric vehicles, and local residents who already have them and/or hybrids are anxious to share their experiences and answer questions face-to-face.       You can do that during the two National Drive Electric Week events in Ventura County on Tuesday, Sept. […]

Ojai Library   (Ojai, CA – September 9, 2019) An environmental consultant, Henry N. Mooney will discuss the direct links between plastics and fossil fuels, and the pitfalls of a throw-away society on Wednesday, September 18 at the Ojai Library. The event is free and open to the public. The event is presented by the […]

Ventura County Watershed Protection District       Join us to cleanup our state’s beaches and waterways on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. We have 26 cleanup sites in Ventura County, 8 of which are in Oxnard/Port Hueneme and are listed below. Our website has a map of all our sites: http://www.vccoastcleanup.org/cleanup-sites/.   […]

By John Hankins       The public and free markets are now strongly favoring all-electric vehicles, and local residents who already have them and/or hybrids are anxious to share their experiences and answer questions face-to-face.       You can do that during the two National Drive Electric Week events in Ventura County on Tuesday, Sept. […]

Dr. James Adams of USC School of Pharmacy and plant educator Enrique Villaseñor will join Ojai herbalist Lanny Kaufer on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a Fall Medicinal Plant Workshop focused on Dr. Adams’ groundbreaking pharmacological studies on medicinal uses of California’s native plants. The plant identification session will take place at two native […]

Master Gardeners of Ventura County       I would like to announce an educational opportunity presented by the Master Gardeners of Ventura County Landscapes for Fire presented by the Master Gardeners of Ventura County. You may be able to protect your home and your neighborhood with a few changes to your landscape.  Learn about […]

City of Oxnard       OXNARD, Calif. – With fall’s planting season quickly approaching, the City of Oxnard will host a series of free classes that will teach residents how to transform their landscapes and qualify for water and money saving rebates. This includes more information about how Oxnard water customers can receive $2 […]