Partner Spotlight: California Department of Food and Agriculture

4/4/19

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has been an essential partner and supporter of the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) and Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs). CDFA is a key funder and regulator for many conservation-in-agriculture programs.…

RCD Spotlight: Alameda County RCD

3/6/19

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) are often referred to as “the best kept secret” in conservation. Though said as a compliment, this highlights one of the biggest issues for RCDs: a lack of visibility, which contributes to lost opportunities for partnerships…

What were RCDs up to in November?

12/5/18

California is home to 98 unique RCDs operating in ten regions throughout the state. RCDs are California’s boots-on-ground, providing everything from technical assistance to design and installation of conservation projects to community education — and more. Each month, we work…

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…

Partner Spotlight: California Department of Conservation

12/3/18

The California Department of Conservation (DOC) is one of the Resource Conservation District (RCD) network’s most important statewide partners. Housed within the California Natural Resources Agency, the DOC contains the Division of Land Resource Protection (DLRP) which works closely with…

RCD of Greater San Diego helps build resilience and adaptivity

Adapting to climate change will take a wide range of practices that go beyond carbon sequestration and include education, habitat restoration, and other conservation practices. Read more to learn about how RCD of Greater San Diego County is working to be part of the solution.

What were RCDs up to in October?

11/5/18

California is home to 98 unique RCDs operating in ten regions throughout the state. RCDs are California’s boots-on-ground, providing everything from technical assistance to design and installation of conservation projects to community education — and more. Each month, we work…

Partner Spotlight: Carbon Cycle Institute

11/2/18

In this month’s Partner Spotlight we looked at the history of our partnership with the Carbon Cycle Institute and our collective work around carbon farming: What is CCI? Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI) is an important partner for the RCD network and…

Get to Know an RCD: East Stanislaus RCD & Soil Health

East Stanislaus RCD (ESRCD) is a 984 square mile district located in the Bay-Delta region east of the San Joaquin River, with an office in Modesto, CA. They have active programs that benefit farmers, ranchers, and watersheds, and cultivate a…