CURRENT PROJECTS

Bringing ‘ReLeaf’ With Tree Planting

Bringing ‘ReLeaf’ With Tree Planting

Over 300 trees are coming to Westside Ventura and the Ojai Valley, in partnership with the Center for Regenerative Agriculture and thanks to a generous grant from CA ReLeaf…

Middle Stewart Canyon Creek Restoration

Middle Stewart Canyon Creek Restoration

Spring 2021 – Restoration well underway and volunteer opportunities ahead! Learn more about the project, key partners, and what this restoration will mean for downtown Ojai and the Ventura River Watershed…

Green Valley Project: Youth-Led Restoration in the Ojai Valley

Green Valley Project: Youth-Led Restoration in the Ojai Valley

The C.R.E.W. has embarked on a multi-year initiative to put local young people at the center of ecological leadership and restoration throughout the Ventura River Watershed. In partnership with our colleagues and friends at Pax Environmental, Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, Watershed Progressive, Ojai Unified School District and Once Upon A Watershed… [Read More]

Thomas Fire Trails

Thomas Fire Trails

The 2017 Thomas Fire devastated hundreds of miles of trails in the Los Padres National Forest.  The Los Padres Forest Association and many volunteer groups have made great progress in restoring segments of trail, particularly those closest to the front country. [Read More…]

Food Bank Support

Food Bank Support

The amazing community leaders at Food Share launched outdoor food distribution events in the spring, and C.R.E.W. teams jumped in. [Read More…]

Past Projects

Past Projects

Trail Work, Fire Prevention and Habitat Restoration projects have been the core of The CREW since 1991. [Read More…]

SUPPORT THE C.R.E.W.

The C.R.E.W. provides employment and leadership training to teens and young adults through hands-on environmental work.  Since 1991, C.R.E.W. members work year-round to maintain trails, restore habitats, and reduce the risk of wildfire, while building skills and developing relationships that last a lifetime.