Educate. Explore. Preserve.


The Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) is a non­-profit organization based in Ojai, California. The CEF is proud to maintain the Taft Gardens & Nature Preserve, a 264 acre property located in the foothills of Ojai near Lake Casitas which is home to the Taft Botanical Gardens and 252 acres of preserved Native California Open Space. 

Video and Photography provided by Eric Foote


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