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In 1991, The C.R.E.W. got its start teaching teens how to work on backcountry trails in the Los Padres National Forest. Through hard work in the outdoors, crew members learned new skills, confidence, discipline, respect, and the value of a well-earned paycheck.

Today, C.R.E.W. members spend more than 11,000 hours in the field each year. Throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, our trail work covers hundreds of front and backcountry miles. We perform fuel reduction and fire prevention for land conservation groups, municipal agencies, and homeowners. And we have a growing body of restoration projects that support healthy, biodiverse, and resilient lands.

Your support of The C.R.E.W. ensures steady employment for young people as they care for our beloved natural places.

Contributions by check can be mailed to:

The C.R.E.W.
P.O. Box 1532
Ojai, CA 93024 

Concerned Resource & Environmental Workers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, ID #77-0374392


Our trucks cover many miles, and mileage has more than doubled since the the onset of COVID-19.  Multiple trucks travel to each job site in order to minimize staff contact during travel.



Donate an unwanted truck or utility vehicle or tell us when there’s a deal to be found. Each set of wheels helps get the work done! If there is something else you'd like to donate, let us know by contacting us!

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