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Friends of the Santa Clara River is a public interest organization formed in 1993. Since our inception, Friends has concentrated on a range of issues involving protection of the entire river in both Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. These efforts have included opposition to many large urban development projects involving intrusion into the river’s floodplain and channelization of the river.

Events

Hedrick Ranch Nature Area Restoration

Event Information: Friends of the Santa Clara River (FSCR) is hosting a volunteer event at the Hedrick Ranch Nature Area located near Santa Paula, California. Have fun planting native plants, working in the plant nursery, and clearing invasive plants. You will learn about our local Santa Clara River Watershed, including its ecology, wildlife, and the riparian restoration happening along the river. All ages welcome! FSCR is the steward of the…

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Sespe Cienega Ethnobotany Trail Restoration

Event Information: Friends of the Santa Clara River (FSCR) is hosting a volunteer day at the Sespe Cienega Trail located at the Fillmore Fish Hatchery in Fillmore, California. Have fun helping grow the trail and learning about our local Santa Clara River Watershed, including its ecology, wildlife and the riparian restoration happening along the River.…

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Dig In! Community and Climate Change

Dig In! features an Oxnard College student’s journey with the local environmental movement, including a volunteer restoration day with faculty at the Santa Clara River. The 8.5 minute movie from Friends of the Santa Clara River debuted at Oxnard College’s OC Live! along with the screening of the film Kiss the Ground, April 20, 2022. The event featured a panel and audience discussion.

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Note: Our postal address has changed to P.O. Box 7713, Ventura, CA 93006.