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.

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 Read more…

The great volunteer turnout made for a successful 2023 Fall Trail Work Day on Saturday – Summary and photo gallery

Well over 100 people helped fix up three trails in Wildwood Park on October 21, with 89 volunteers plus COSCA rangers and several members of the Conejo Youth Conservation Corps (CYCC). Participants split into several group and spread out to fix ruts, cut back encroaching vegetation, including cactus, clean out Read more…

An animal handler holds a large Eurasian eagle-owl.

Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest Stages a Successful Return October 7; See the gallery of photos!

Last year, COSF launched a live event as part of its popular Speaker Series: Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest. This year Native Plantpalooza returned to Conejo Creek North Park on Saturday, October 7, an unusually warm day. Nonetheless, the free event, which featured beekeepers, butterfly experts, climate activists and other Read more…

It’s New Map Monday in Wildwood Park: Two Springs, Paradise Falls and Wildwood Canyon Trails

Highlights Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Wildwood Canyon without the crowds or dusty parking Easy short loop along park walkways and pretty canyon trails Two Springs Trail is closed to mountain bikers and equestrians because of stairs Includes two tunnels that pass underneath Avenida de los Arboles Everybody likes Read more…