It’s New Map Monday: Moonridge Trail, Paradise Falls, Two Springs Trail Loop from Wildflower Playfield Tennis Courts

Highlights This is the prettiest way to get to the very popular 40′ high Paradise Falls Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Wildwood Canyon away from crowds and dusty parking Easy short 2.9-mile loop along pretty canyon trails Two Springs Trail is closed to mountain bikers and equestrians because of 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…

View the recording of Betina Loudermilk’s talk about the plight of the Western monarch butterflies and what you can do to help them survive

For COSF’s summer 2022 Speaker Series virtual presentation on June 8, butterfly educator Betina Loudermilk of Betina’s Little Farm & Butterfly Garden gave a fact-filled presentation about the East and West Coast monarch migrations and lifecycles. She discussed the mysterious resurgence of the Western monarchs and the grave threats they Read more…

Ojai high school student Alessandra Lucchesi

Ojai and Newbury Park High School Seniors Win 2022 COSF Scholarships

Two Ventura County high school seniors, Alessandra Lucchesi of Nordhoff High School in Ojai, and Molly McNulty of Newbury Park High School, are the second set of recipients of Conejo Open Space Foundation scholarships. The $1,000 annual scholarships support students pursuing environmental-studies-related majors at two- or four-year colleges or universities Read more…