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.


Partner Spotlight: Carbon Cycle Institute


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…

Impact Story

RCDs promote soil health throughout California

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.


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).


Forest Health

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.