Author Archives: carcd-admin

Partner Spotlight: NRCS State Conservationist Carlos Suarez

Carlos Suarez is the California State Conservationist for USDA-NRCS. After his parents emigrated from Cuba in the sixties to Puerto Rico, Suarez grew up aiming for a career in mechanical or electrical engineering. Attending University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez on a…

Northern California prescribed-burning community releases video to inspire action

Private-public partnership promotes community-based prescribed burning For immediate release: September 21, 2020 Media contacts: Wendy Coy, Communications Manager Audubon Canyon Ranch wendy.coy@egret.org | 707-829-9582 Lucas Patzek, District Manager Napa County Resource Conservation District (Napa RCD) lucas@naparcd.org | 707-690-3119 Napa, CA…

California Resource Conservation Districts Lend a Helping Hand

To address hardships caused by COVID-19, resource conservation districts leverage mini-grants to fund creative projects to support their communities in difficult times. SACRAMENTO, CA, August 17, 2020 – The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is pleased to announce…

Grant Opportunity for Specialty Crop Technical Assistance Hubs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sara Letton – California Association of Resource Conservation Districts 530-303-8880 / sara-letton@carcd.org Sacramento, CA, July 6, 2020 —The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) will fund four $35,000 grant projects benefiting California specialty crop producers.…

CARCD Virtual Conference Call for Abstracts

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is accepting presentation proposals for our virtual conference! From November 12th – 24th, 2020, CARCD will be continuing the tradition of bringing together representatives from federal and state agencies, non-profits, private industries,…