C.R.E.W. Working To Restore Libbey Habitat

By Logan Hall

Locals strolling through the park behind Libbey Bowl might have noticed a change in the area’s scenery. In an effort to restore Libbey’s native ecosystem, Concerned Resources and Environmental Workers is trying to rid areas in Libbey Park of invasive species of plants as they undertake the Libbey Park West Barranca Restoration Project. According to C.R.E.W. officials, non-native plants — most notably the Himalayan Blackberry — have been slowly choking native species in the area behind the bowl near the old Ojai Jail. The dark green

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