Last month the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) met to vote on funding for carbon farming projects across the state. WCB voted unanimously to approve $1.4 million for the projects! Ten (10) RCDs and the Carbon Cycle Institute will create at…
CARCD continued the tradition of bringing together the conservation community from around the state at the 73rd Annual CARCD Conference in San Diego from November 14-17, 2018.
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.
In November of 2018 the RCD of Greater San Diego County hosted a joint CARCD Forestry Committee and Statewide Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee forest health field tour.
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…
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…
Many Resource Conservation Districts are at the cutting edge in pilot projects and creating programs to incentivize and provide technical assistance for carbon farming and healthy soils projects.
San Mateo County RCD was recently featured in the Half Moon Bay Review for their efforts to combat climate change through a practice known as carbon farming.
CARCD has been building momentum and developing partnerships related to soil health and greenhouse gas emissions reductions. At the same time, RCDs around the state have begun creating and implementing Carbon Farm Plans in partnership with the Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI).
CARCD is the lead partner on a $10 million USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project to address the state’s tree mortality crisis in the Pacific Southwest.