Repeat Winner: Randy Wagner Takes ‘Where in the Conejo’ Grand Prize Again!

This year, COSF’s popular “Where in the Conejo” monthly contest featured 12 trails or trailside phenomena, challenging contestants to identify them correctly. The previous year, we created a Grand Prize for whoever got the most answers correct. Randy Wagner of Thousand Oaks, who was last year’s Grand Prize winner, answered Read more…

Board members at the COSF booth at Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest

Inaugural Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest Draws Crowds of Plant Enthusiasts

On Saturday, October 1, COSF launched a live event as part of its popular Speaker Series: Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest at Conejo Creek North Park. The first-year, free event, which was blessed with mild, sunny weather, featured beekeepers, butterfly experts, master gardeners, naturalists, and others.  Attendees enjoyed presentations from Read more…

Insect activity on flower cluster

Alicia Di Rado is the winner of the August ‘Where in the Conejo’ photo contest!

  The August 1 “Where in the Conejo” contest photo featured a hairstreak butterfly feeding on buckwheat flowers while a bee assassin captured a honeybee. Of the correct entrants, Alicia Di Rado was selected at random as the winner of a $25 gift certificate. Congratulations, Alicia, and thanks to all Read more…