Get Involved

Volunteer

There is no shortage of ways to get involved in local efforts to benefit the watershed. Below is a list of some opportunities.

Watershed Management Plan
Volunteers are needed to help with various aspects of development of the Ventura River Watershed Management Plan, such as research, writing, photo acquisition, GIS map development, website updating, and data organization.
Contact: 805/649-6852 x4 or info@venturawatershed.org

StreamTeam
StreamTeam is a program of Santa Barbara Channelkeeper. Volunteers are needed to help with regular water quality monitoring.
More info: http://www.sbck.org/volunteer/
Contact: 805/648-4005 or ben@sbckl.org

Surfrider
Volunteers work on a variety of watershed stewardship projects, such as the Ocean-Friendly Garden campaign, and watershed outreach and education.
More info: ww2.surfrider.org/ventura
Contact: 805/667-2222 or sfvccvolunteer@gmail.com

Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
Volunteers work as docents on the conservancy’s preserves, help with habitat restoration projects and preserve maintenance, and assist with office work, event coordination, and many other tasks.
More info: www.ovlc.org/join-us/volunteer/
Contact: 805/649-6852 or info@ovlc.org

Ojai Valley Green Coalition, Watershed Council
Volunteers are needed to help with the restoration of Ojai Creek (in Libbey Park), educational outreach in schools, greywater and low impact development workshops, green building and energy education, garden planting parties and organic farming.
More info: http://ojaivalleygreencoalition.com/Watershed_Council.shtml
Contact: Bill O’Brien 805/646-1542

Ventura Hillsides Conservancy
Volunteers are needed to help with conservation planning and outreach, office tasks, grant writing, event staffing, and much more.
More info: www.venturahillsides.org/volunteer.shtml
Contact: 805/643-8044 or volunteer@venturahillsides.org

Friends of the Ventura River
Volunteers are working to advance the vision of a Ventura River Parkway.
Contact: admin@friendsofventurariver.org

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