Recent News from our Blog

It’s New Map Monday in Conejo Canyons: Long Loop with Lichen, Lizard Rock and Hawk Canyon Trails

Highlights This 11.2 mile long route shows off the best of Conejo Canyons Open Space A great workout – it drops into the canyons and climbs out again three times Cross the newest bridge in Hill Canyon, expected to be completed in late winter 2024 Three trails, Hawk Canyon, Lichen and Lizard Rock (colored green on the map below), are Read more…

Clearing the Eagle Point Trail in Wildwood during the January Trail Work Day

There was a great turnout at today’s COSCA monthly trailwork day on the Eagle Point Trail at Wildwood Regional Park! There were about 35 volunteers who worked to cut back brush and smooth this beautiful, hilly trail. If you would like to be notified about upcoming trailwork, please sign up at our website. And if you took part in today’s Read more…

2023 Winter COSF Newsletter

The winter edition of the Conejo Open Space Foundation newsletter has been posted. In this edition… Major Arroyo Conejo Cleanup : “TeamConejo” Shirts for Volunteers : Monthly Trail Work Days : Scholarship Program : Plantpalooza : Spotlight on Katrina Nolan : and more… View our Winter Conejo Open Space Newsletter.

How your COSF contributions make a difference…

Your gift helps both the environment and people! 12 college scholarships have been awarded to environmental studies students to date. Supported needed supplies for 171 Trail Work Day volunteers with over 615 hours of service. Supported Trails Education Days open space education program for Conejo Valley 4th graders, including those with severe mobility challenges for the first year. Educated hundreds Read more…

Landscape Expert Shares Guidelines for Gardening with Natives—and Why. See the Recording Here

Erik Oberg, owner of native-plant landscape design company Acorn Design Studios and chair of the Conejo Valley Audubon Society’s Conservation Committee, gave a talk in December 2023 about native plant gardening to a group of COSF open space enthusiasts. He walked the audience through his “Top 10 Reasons to Go Native,” as well as reviewing his 10 favorite landscape plants that will Read more…

Giving Tuesday is today, November 28. Your gift benefits our open space.

The Conejo Open Space Foundation (COSF) is unique because we are the only local non-profit organization that raises funds strictly for open space projects and programs. Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday—observed on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the 4 days that follow—celebrates the spirit of philanthropy and charity. As in the past, we invite you to help support your open Read more…