With the help of our community volunteers Ojai Trees planted 162 trees in 2021 for a total of 1,690 since 2008. Together we continue to work towards our founding mission, to plant native trees replenishing Ojai's tree canopy, increasing our city's overall sustainability and educating citizens to care for them into the future. We couldn't have do it without you!
-wrapped up the third year of "Shade for Kids", our program to plant trees at facilities where children spent their days funded by a grant from The Ojai Women's Fund
-planted 15 trees throughout the City on public land.
-planted 50 native oak trees on private land by collaborating with, The Green Valley Project, Ojai's new youth group focused on environmental repair and sustainability. We donated the trees and supplies and youth members reached out to Ojai Valley residents offering free oaks for adoption to families who committed to their care. Ojai Trees Board members coached the youth group on planting trees, confirmed appropriate tree locations and supervised the tree planting.
We hope to continue this work in the future educating, training, and supporting citizens as they plant and care for trees. This improves the neighborhoods in which we live, work, learn and play. We invite you to continue our mission into the future, inspiring others to take personal responsibility for the community forest, by volunteering at our planting events, planting a tree in your own yard or considering a tax deductible donation.