Announcements

September 29, 2017

October 2, 2017
September 29, 2017

Council Meeting Follow Up We had a great Ventura River Watershed Council Meeting on Thursday, September 14th. This newsletter provides some key updates that were discussed at the meeting including some important events and announcements. As discussed in the last several meetings, I will be transitioning out of my role as Watershed Coordinator. Casitas Water […]

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September 8, 2017

September 18, 2017

Council Meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017 We have a full agenda for our next Ventura River Watershed Council Meeting on Thursday, September 14th. We will have active discussions on critical planning efforts for the watershed and would greatly appreciate your participation. Please note that we will be back at the E.P. Foster Library Topping Room […]

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August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017

Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency Meeting Today At the Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency (Agency) meeting today, the Agency will discuss stakeholder outreach and engagement in preparation for the October 12th Outreach Forum. The Agency will also consider the appointment of Cece Vandermeer as the Executive Director for the Agency and review the Draft Grant […]

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July 12, 2017

July 14, 2017

July 13th Watershed Council Meeting Please join us for our next Watershed Council meeting tomorrow, July 13th from 9 am to 11:30am, at the Oak View Resource Center, 555 Mahoney Avenue, Oak View, CA 93022. We will get an update on the Instream Flow Study, Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Implementation projects, and the IRWM […]

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June 29, 2017

June 30, 2017

July 13th Watershed Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, July 13th from 9 am to 11:30am, at the Oak View Resource Center, 555 Mahoney Avenue, Oak View, CA 93022. This will be an important meeting that will require active participation from the Ventura River Watershed Council, the Leadership Committee, […]

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May 9, 2017

May 11, 2017
May 9, 2017

Council Meeting Highlights Bruce Kuebler’s report, Understanding More About Surface and Groundwater in the Upper Ventura River Basin Between Meiners Oaks and Oak View is now available in the Ventura River Watershed Council Documents Library on our Website. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in response to recent stakeholder comments received on the […]

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May 2, 2017

May 5, 2017

Council Meeting This Thursday May 4th The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, May 4th from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory in Ventura. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We have a full agenda with presentations on current studies and a discussion of priority projects for funding in […]

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April 25, 2017

May 1, 2017
April 25, 2017

May 4th Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, May 4th from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory in Ventura. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We have a full agenda with presentations on current studies and a discussion of priority projects for funding in the watershed. […]

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April 5, 2017

April 5, 2017

Thursday April 13 – Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (WCVC) Meeting The Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (WCVC) is the county-wide umbrella organization of the Ventura River Watershed Council for the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) program. With upcoming IRWM Proposition 1 grant funding opportunities for Disadvantaged Community Engagement and Implementation projects, this will be […]

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February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017

March 2nd Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, March 2nd from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We will hear about the Instream Flow Study from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, get an update on Casitas water supply augmentation […]

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February 9, 2017

February 9, 2017

Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency Meeting Today The Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency (Agency) is holding a special meeting  today, February 9, 2017 at 1pm in the Casitas Municipal Water District, Board Room, 1055 Ventura Avenue, Oak View, California, 93022. You can find the full agenda packet for the meeting here. Proposition 1 Grant Workshop in […]

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January 31, 2017

February 1, 2017

Thank you for another successful Watershed Council meeting last week. You can review the final approved Charter here. Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency Meeting Tomorrow The second Upper Ventura River Groundwater Agency (Agency) meeting will be tomorrow, February 1, 2017 at 3pm in the Ojai City Council Chambers, Ojai City Hall, 401 South Ventura Street, Ojai CA. The […]

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January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017

Today 1:30pm Time Certain Ventura County Board of Supervisors Item on Wildlife Movement Corridors Today at 1:30pm the Ventura County Board of Supervisors will review options for habitat connectivity and wildlife movement corridors within non-coastal unincorporated ares of Ventura County including the Ventura River. You can find the Protected Resource Areas and Wildlife Corridors Map […]

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January 18, 2017

January 23, 2017

January 26 Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, January 26th from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We will get a special presentation on the progress of giant reed removal and restoration efforts in the watershed, an update on the septic […]

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January 2, 2017

January 11, 2017
January 2, 2017

Happy New Year Ventura River Watershed Council, January 5 Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, January 5th from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We will get a special presentation on the progress of giant reed removal and restoration efforts in the […]

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December 22, 2016

December 27, 2016
December 22, 2016

January 5 Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be Thursday, January 5th from 11am to 1:30pm, at the Bell Arts Factory. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meeting. We will get a special presentation on the progress of giant reed removal and restoration efforts in the watershed, an update on the septic […]

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December 15, 2016

December 19, 2016

The water conversation continues this week as the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA)  has released a revised Alternative Demonstration for groundwater sustainability that can be downloaded from their website here. The OBGMA will hold a second special meeting Friday December 16th at 5pm to review and approve the alternative demonstration for submittal to the […]

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December 6, 2016

December 6, 2016

Today 10am Time Certain: Groundwater Urgency Ordinance On Tuesday December 6th 2016 the Ventura County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to consideration the adoption of an Urgency Ordinance that would revise the County Water Well Moratorium Ordinance. More information including a live broadcast of the meeting can be found here. More Groundwater Meetings On […]

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November 28, 2016

November 29, 2016

Thank you all for a successful conversation at our last Council Meeting about how we can all work together to improve our water resource management in the watershed. We had a GREAT turn out at our November meeting with over forty participants including many new faces and others we have not seen in many years. Save […]

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November 1, 2016

November 2, 2016

November 3, Council Meeting The next meeting of the Watershed Council will be this Thursday, November 3rd from 9am to 11:00am, at the Bell Arts Factory, 432 N.Ventura Ave, Ventura CA 93001. Agenda highlights: We have a full agenda with an update on the Ventura River Flow Requirements, State Water Project deliveries, Disadvantaged Community engagement […]

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