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Arroyo Hondo Preserve Herb Walk and Native Plant Sale | Saturday 9-7-19

Arroyo Hondo Preserve Herb Walk and Native Plant Sale | Saturday 9-7-19

The Arroyo Hondo Preserve is an amazing example of California’s biodiversity. The lushness of the landscape and the variety of plants and plant communities at the Preserve are exceptional. It’s no surprise that it’s been described as “the jewel of the Gaviota Coast.” So Ojai native plant educator Lanny Kaufer is going back once more […]

Sunset-Moonrise Herb Walk in Ojai with Lanny Kaufer | Wednesday, 8-14-19

Sunset-Moonrise Herb Walk in Ojai with Lanny Kaufer | Wednesday, 8-14-19

On Wednesday evening, August 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Ojai native plant educator Lanny Kaufer will continue what has become a fun and popular new monthly activity. He’ll lead an Herb Walk up to a vista point above the Ojai Valley where participants can watch the simultaneous sunset and moonrise. Following the walk is […]

Obi Kaufmann and The State of Water | Herbwalks June 29th

Obi Kaufmann and The State of Water | Herbwalks June 29th

Author of the bestselling and award winning California Field Atlas, Obi Kaufmann will make a return appearance in Ojai on Saturday, June 29, on the statewide book tour for his next published work, The State of Water, Understanding California’s Most Precious Resource (HEYDAY, June 2019). Obi’s February 2018 visit here as the guest of Ojai’s Lanny Kaufer, included […]

Register Now for Landscape Classes in Oxnard

Register Now for Landscape Classes in Oxnard

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Herb Walks | The California Field Atlas | Spend the Day with Award-winning Author-Illustrator Obi Kaufmann

Herb Walks | The California Field Atlas | Spend the Day with Award-winning Author-Illustrator Obi Kaufmann

Herb Walks with Lanny Kaufer has arranged with author Obi Kaufmann for an intimate event in Ojai on Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at the Ventura River Preserve and a downtown indoor location. This unique workshop will be of great interest to naturalists and artists alike. Obi will join Lanny on a nature walk in the morning and then share the […]

Here’s even more evidence that you need to spend time enjoying nature

Here’s even more evidence that you need to spend time enjoying nature

“I saw this little flower as I was coming back from my class…and it really gave me a strong sense of hope.” Connecting with nature improves people’s moods. Pixabay Twentieth Century German social psychologist Erich Fromm first advanced the notion that humans hold an inborn connection to nature.

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day! Leaning outside the viewing window on this Alaskan train allowed me to include some of the cars in the photo to give context to the rest of the scene. Shot with a Nokia Lumia 910. Stan Horaczek National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best […]

You really can help save bees by planting wildflowers

You really can help save bees by planting wildflowers

Flower-rich areas may make bumblebees four times more likely to survive Lucy Hulmes A red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius) forages for a sweet snack. In America and Europe, bees are in trouble. And with politicians looking to gut the Endangered Species Act, it doesn’t look like these fuzzy pollinators can expect much help from the federal […]

A scale-stripping gecko, an intergalactic bridge, and other amazing images of the week

A scale-stripping gecko, an intergalactic bridge, and other amazing images of the week

Newsworthy eye candy NASA A dying star NASA’s Hubble Telescope captured this image of a dying star. Astronomers at Cornell estimate that the Milky Way gives birth to about three new stars each year in a planetary nebula like this one, but loses just one. In the process of dying, the star lets out extremely […]

Sierra Club Holds Eco Field Trip for Aspiring Middle School Scientists

Sierra Club Holds Eco Field Trip for Aspiring Middle School Scientists
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