Collaborative efforts in SLO County result in hundreds of pounds of microtrash removed.
ForestWatch Files Appeal to Planning Commission, Citing Violations of State Law
Draft Report Reveals Significant Environmental Impacts of Fracking in Ventura County’s Sespe Oil Field
State Identifies Significant & Unavoid- able Impacts to Wildlife, Water Quality, & Public Safety in Sespe Oil Field
Drilling Planned Next to Popular Hiking Trail Leading to Swimming Holes, Waterfalls, and the Sespe Wilderness
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Spring Wildflower Festival & Wine Tasting
Saturday, April 11
Noon – 5 pm
Condor’s Hope Ranch
The Spring Wildflower Festival features a botanical tour of Cottonwood Canyon's wildflowers led by vineyard owner and California plant expert, Steve Gliessman. The Festival also includes wine tasting, a complimentary Condor's Hope wine glass, your choice of a glass of wine, a delicious barbecue lunch with choice of chicken or Portobello mushrooms; fresh garden salad; pinquito beans; and sourdough bread served with Condor's Hope olive oil. We'll finish with a Dutch Oven Fruit Crisp Yum!
Space is limited. Registration is $75 per person or $60 for Condor’s Hope Wine Club Members
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1st Annual John Muir Conference on Spirituality and the Environment
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Two of La Casa’s mission areas—ecological responsibility and interspiritual community—come together in this program, co-sponsored by the Los Padres ForestWatch. Hear from a series of speakers from different traditions reflecting upon the sacred nature of the natural world, including Rabbi Steve Cohen of Congregation B’nai B’rith, Imam Yama Niazi of the Islamic Society of Santa Barbara, and Lora Barnett from the Unitarian Society. Included in the day will be a guided tour of La Casa’s grounds with a focus on the day’s themes.