Each year the C.R.E.W. provides over 10,000 hours of paid employment to at risk youth performing trail maintenance, fire mitigation and habitat restoration work in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
The C.R.E.W.’s efforts have been recognized on both a statewide and regional basis. The C.R.E.W. has won the prestigious Governor’s Award for Environmental Leadership, been named a Treasure of Santa Barbara County, and honored by Ventura County Board of Supervisors for our relief work on behalf of Ventura County flood victims.