Herb Walks in the News

These newspaper and online articles and TV segments are listed beginning with the most recent. Where online versions of articles are not available I have reprinted the articles.

“Trail Quest: Potrero John Trail”
Original article in Santa Barbara News-Press, posted at songsofthewilderness.com, March 27, 2017. Article by James Wapotich.

“Reyes Peak Herb Walk brings back a lot of good memories”
Ojai Valley News, September 2, 2016. Article by Perry Van Houten.

“Herb Walks in Ojai celebrates 40 years”
Ventura County Reporter, February 4, 2016. Article by Chris O’Neal.

“A Walk in the Garden”
Ventana Monthly, September 1, 2015. Article by KenMcAlpine. Photographs by Chris Gapen.

“A plant a day..USC pharmacology prof joins herbalist for medicinal plant walks” Part 1
“A plant a day..USC pharmacology prof joins herbalist for medicinal plant walks” Part 2
Santa Barbara News-Press, March 10, 2015. Article and photographs by Brett Leigh-Dicks, reprinted with permission from Santa Barbara News-Press.  Copyright 2015 Ampersand Publishing, LLC

“Wheeler Gorge Visitor Center to host Herb Walk at Open House May 10”
Ojai Valley News, May 2, 2014

“TrailQuest: Herb Walks with Lanny Kaufer”
Santa Barbara News-Press, March 22, 2014. Article and photographs by James Wapotich, reprinted with permission from Santa Barbara News-Press.  Copyright 2014 Ampersand Publishing, LLC

“Native Plants Create Great Drought Tolerant Landscaping”
KEYT NewsChannel 3 interview with Kelsey Gerckens. Originally aired February 21, 2014.

Ojai Rambler blog interview with Lanny: July 12, 2013
Interview by blog editor Ron Singer about 2013 Spring-Summer Herb Walks season.

“Plants as medicine: reviving Chumash tradition”
Ojai Valley News, June 12, 2013.  Article by Kit Stolz

Ojai Rambler blog interview with Lanny: February 8, 2013
Interview by blog editor Ron Singer about the start of the 2013 Herb Walks season.

Ojai Rambler blog interview with Lanny: December 7, 2012
Interview by Ron Singer is midway down the page. Lanny’s answers are in red.

“A Walk on the Wild Side – Herb Walks with Lanny Kaufer”
LoaTree: An Eco Lifestyle Company, July 19, 2012. Article by Rachel Hommel

“Plant expert offers insight into their uses and ecological significance” 
Ventura County Reporter, May 17, 2012. Article by Alex Wilson

“It’s My Job” article by Chris T. Wilson below:
Ojai Valley News, April 17, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Article below by Dave Mason reprinted with permission from Santa Barbara News-Press, April 14, 2012. Copyright 2012 Ampersand Publishing, LLC



Article reprinted below about Herb Walk with Julie Tumamait-Stenslie
Ojai Valley News, October 21, 2011
Herb Walk with special guest Julie Tumamait

“Old Baldwin trailhead gives wheelchair users access to nature”
Ventura County Star, June 14, 2011.

“Local plant expert plans first ‘herb walk’ of the season”
Ventura County Star, February 14, 2011

“Final herb walk of the year is planned for Saturday”
Ventura County Star, June 8, 2010

“Ojai herb expert leading walk”
Ventura County Star, April 16, 2010

“Herbaceous Outing”
Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2001

“Nature leaves a trail to cures: Ojai herbs expert promotes healing powers of wilderness”
Los Angeles Daily News, August 22, 1997

JAUNTS: All-Natural Pleasure on This Oak Creek Trek : There’s a bounty of elixirs and tasty morsels growing all around us. Guide Lanny Kaufer wants to point the way”
Los Angeles Times, October 21, 1993. Article by Jane Hulse