In support of thriving local communities, landscapes, and economies, we work with Resource Conservation Districts, state and federal agencies, policy makers, and individuals to ensure the resilience and health of California's water, soil, wildlife habitat, and other natural resources — today and for generations to come.
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...
The San Mateo RCD released 10,000 endangered coho salmon into Pescadero Creek in November 2020. The release was a culmination of decades of work to restore the watershed, which could not have supported the salmon otherwise. Community members, federal and…
11/18/2021 KSBW 8 News Story on Monarch Overwintering Signage Project
11/18/2021 Water For Farms
10/25/2021 CARCD Post-Fire and Partnership Dicsussion Webinars