Cultivating resilience.
Amplifying impact. Together.

In support of thriving local communities, landscapes, and economies, we work with Resource Conservation Districts, state and federal agencies, policy makers, and citizens 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

  • RCRCD award photo for GrowRIVERSIDE

    Adapting to Changing Needs through Urban Agriculture

    Riverside-Corona Resource Conservation District has responded to increased development by becoming a local leader in urban agriculture and local food systems.

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  • Update

    What were RCDs up to in January?

    Each month we compile a small sampling of the incredible work that California’s RCDs are doing in and on behalf of their communities.

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  • Farmers participate in a compost workshop in San Diego

    Outreach to Underserved Farmers

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has partnered with CARCD on an Outreach to Historically Underserved Farmers pilot program, which offers “mini-grants” to eligible non-profits and Resource Conservation Districts to conduct outreach to underserved producers.

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