CARCD’s 72nd Annual Conference

“Dynamic Partnerships, Relevant Results”

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) 72nd Annual Conference highlighted and celebrated “Dynamic Partnerships, Relevant Results,” from November 15-18, 2017 in Sacramento, California.

Conference Overview

Over 250 professionals attended the Annual Conference in November, including conservation practitioners, scientists, private landowners, legislators, non-profit partner organizations, and State and Federal agency representatives. Participants participated an unparalleled opportunity to build new and strengthen existing partnerships, become acquainted with locally-driven conservation programs throughout the state, and explore opportunities for innovation through the cross-pollination of ideas.


The robust agenda featured a Day of Training designed exclusively for RCDs by Solid Ground Consulting, a Soil Health Summit presented by East Stanislaus RCD and NRCS along with two additional days of panels, breakout sessions, poolside chats and more. Download the pdf version of the agenda or review the complete agenda online where you can find links to download presentations when available.


Many thanks to our sponsors for supporting our event and furthering conservation in California!