Excellence in Conservation Planning Award Nominations Due Aug 23


The Excellence in Conservation Planning Awards are now open! The three categories awards go to distinguish California NRCS and RCD employees and contractors who have exemplified outstanding service to landowners with conservation planning assistance. All California NRCS and RCD employees…

2019 Call for Resolutions


We have a few announcements for RCDs regarding the 2019 CARCD Annual Business Meeting. Submitting resolutions: Resolutions will be accepted until September 1st . Please submit resolutions using this online form in the Member Dashboard. Delegate credentials: To have a…

2019 Speak-Off Announcement


Every year, the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts hosts a competition for high school students who want to speak out about conservation. Students first compete at the regional level, with the top speakers advancing to the state competition. CARCD…

74th CARCD Conference Call for Abstracts


CARCD is soliciting abstract proposals for the 74th Annual CARCD Conference taking place in Redding, CA at the Sheraton Redding Hotel at the Sundial Bridge from November 12-15, 2019. Proposals are due May 3.

John de Graaf Keynote: Can Beauty Save the World?


CARCD was honored to host John de Graaf as our closing keynote speaker for our 73rd Annual CARCD Conference, which took place November 14th – 17th, 2018 in San Diego, CA. John de Graaf is an author, filmmaker, and part…

Resolutions for RCDs to Consider at the Annual Business Meeting


The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is very appreciative of all the hard work the RCD community has engaged in as it strives towards the goal of being Relevant, Excellent, and Visible. We have all rolled up our…

Award Nominations Due October 16

Each year at the Annual CARCD Conference, awards are given out at the Awards Dinner on Thursday evening to celebrate outstanding Resource Conservation Districts and their staff, directors, and volunteers who are out there doing great work in our communities.

Agenda Announced for the 73rd Annual CARCD Conference


Featuring four days of trainings, breakout sessions, panels, and networking opportunities, the Annual CARCD Conference is a highly anticipated event that brings together California’s diverse conservation community.