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Conservation Endowment Fund

The Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) is a nonĀ­-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.  .

The Taft Gardens & Nature Preserve has Wildlife Cams set up to catch the wild animals that come to the land for it's pristine natural resources


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Help us preserve rare botanical specimens and maintain pristine California Open Space

To visit the Taft Gardens & Nature Center contact us to make a reservation! 

Wildlife Cam