We welcome partnerships with government, non-profit organizations, landscape professionals, businesses and schools to reduce runoff and create landscapes that store rainwater.
There are several Ocean Friendly Garden sites in Ventura County.
City of Ventura
Loma Vista School, 300 Lynn Drive, Ventura, CA
Surfrider OFG volunteers recently completed a project at Loma Vista School, in partnership with the Midtown Ventura Community Council, teachers, students and parents, along with the City of Ventura to create a California Coastal Native garden with rain water catchment areas, benches, and pathways.
Will Rogers School, 316 Howard St, 93001; Ocean Street entrance
The Midtown Ventura Community Council led the charge in designing, removing 80 feet of blacktop and building the sprawling garden that included two large bio-swales (dry creek beds) to keep rainwater out of the storm drains. More info here at Will Rogers Elementary School.
Habitat for Humanity site located at 227 W Prospect Street, Ventura
Dan Long’s located at 1538 San Nicholas St, Ventura
The home of the Huber’s, Jon and Theresa located at 1672 Salt River Road, Ventura
City of Ojai
Ventura County Water District located at 409 Old Baldwin Road
City of Oxnard
There are also three OFG demo sites in Oxnard where G3 – Green Gardens Group led Hands on Workshops on Site Evaluation, Site Preparation and Planting and Irrigation, with gardens located at the home of:
1. Mary Birch located at 2820 Hill Street, Oxnard
2. Debbie and Ed Castruita located at 700 Waverly Place Oxnard
3. Gene and Patricia West located at 501 Deodar Ave, Oxnard
4. Sergio and Sandy Huante, 237 E Maple Street, Oxnard