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.


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.

Impact Story

Lake County RCD supports fire recovery efforts through reforestation

In 2015 the Valley Fire burned over 76,000 acres  in Lake County and was the third largest fire in California at the time. After the fire, Lake County RCD worked to distribute seedlings which were planted in 2017 and 2018 to help jumpstart reforestation and soil health efforts.

Impact Story

Building fire safe communities in San Diego County


California wildfires are causing historic levels of damage and harm to communities throughout the state. Read more to learn about how RCD of Greater San Diego County is helping to build fire safe communities.

Impact Story

El Dorado RCD advances forest health in the Central Sierra


In collaboration with state and federal agencies, El Dorado Resource Conservation District (RCD) and neighboring RCDs have been leading efforts to improve forest health in mountain communities in the Central Sierra east of Sacramento.