Dog droppings and ne’er-do-wells part of the job

09082015 RickbinocularsRick Bisaccia keeps an eye on what’s happening in the Ventura River Preserve. (Ojai Valley News photo by Kimberly Rivers)

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent

Imagine you own a few acres and from time to time you find garbage where it shouldn’t be — a neighbor’s dog wandering your property, a random campfire or even a plastic lawn chair. Expand that to 2,000 acres, allow the public to use it and throw in miles of shared property lines and you might have an idea of some of the challenges facing the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC).

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