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Notes from the field
The RCD of Santa Cruz County, in partnership with the City of Santa Cruz, the San Lorenzo Valley Water District and the County of Santa Cruz and many others completed an instream habitat improvement project along approximately one mile of…
California’s resource conservation districts are restoring the habitat the imperiled monarch butterfly needs to survive
Early counts of western monarchs arriving to coastal California for overwintering this year are alarmingly low, making work to save the species more urgent than ever. Fortunately, resource...
Mendocino County RCD has Released the Eel River Roads Video – a primer on best practices for rural road construction and maintenance
The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) has released their new roads video – a primer on best practices for rural road construction and maintenance. The video is based on their reference guide, Handbook for Forest, Ranch and Rural Roads.…
06/21/2022 CAL FIRE Awarded CARCD a 4 Million Dollar Wildfire Resilience Block Grant
04/07/2022 Mendocino County RCD has Released the Eel River Roads Video – a primer on best practices for rural road construction and maintenance
03/09/2022 Farm Visit Report: NRCS Plant Materials Center Perennial Cover Crop Study