Category Archives: COSCA/CRPD

NPS seeks greater control of surrounding hillsides

Rim of the Valley study now in fifth year Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, April 18, 2013 The mountains encircling the Conejo and Simi valleys may soon become part of the U.S. National Park Service. The Conejo … Continue reading

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Conejo Open Space gets hand from volunteers to build trail near Thousand Oaks

One of the main access routes from Hill Canyon to the Western Plateau in the  open space between Thousand Oaks and the Santa Rosa Valley received some much  needed attention this past weekend. Source of this article: The Ventura County … Continue reading

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Lang Ranch park plans taking shape

Since completing a series of community outreach meetings in spring 2012, the Conejo Recreation and Park District has further refined its plans for the development of its 124-acre Lang Ranch property, bordered by Erbes Road, Avenida de Los Arboles and … Continue reading

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Conejo Open Space Challenge Starts February 1

From February 1 through May 1, 2013, mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners and equestrians of all ages are challenged to experience ten of the best and most beautiful multi-use trails in the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA).  This is … Continue reading

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Conejo park district hides coins around the valley

Conejo Recreation and Park District is marking its 50-year anniversary in 2013 Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, January 3, 2013 To celebrate its 5oth anniversary, the park district is hiding commemorative coins in geocaches around the Conejo … Continue reading

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Thousand Oaks spends $38,000 to buy land

Land will be preserved as open space Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, November 29, 2012 In a move city leaders say will protect additional open space in Thousand Oaks, the city has agreed to purchase less than … Continue reading

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New plans for Lang Ranch Park include Frisbee golf course, outdoor classroom

Conejo Recreation and Park District officials unveiled their new plan for Lang Ranch Community Park last week. Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, April 12, 2012 Last Thursday, park planners Denise Johns and Shauna Welty shared the concept … Continue reading

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COSCA Spring Trailwork Report

On Saturday, March 24, sixty-nine volunteers and several Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA) rangers worked together to build 0.4 miles of a new 0.63-mile long singletrack, multi-use segment of the Canyon Overlook Trail. The new trail in Wildwood Park … Continue reading

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Press reports on Lang Ranch Community Park meetings

BMX fans hope to see amenities at Lang Ranch Park Source of this article: The Thousand Oak Acorn, February 16, 2012 The park district won’t be alone in deciding what’s next for Lang Ranch Community Park. More than 100 people … Continue reading

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Conejo Rec and Parks scraps plan for Lang Ranch Park in Thousand Oaks

Study determines grading could jeopardize homes above the site Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, January 12, 2012 Plans to build a full-service park with a community center, six baseball diamonds and a wide range of amenities in … Continue reading

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