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CAL FIRE Awarded CARCD a 4 Million Dollar Wildfire Resilience Block Grant

6/24/22

Increasing Pace and Scale: Taking Critical RCD Projects to Implementation  Responding to the statewide unprecedented wildfire events, California’s resource conservation districts work with communities to complete critical fire resilience and reduction work to decrease the severity and impacts of wildfire…

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KSBW 8 News Story on Monarch Overwintering Signage Project

11/18/21

The dangers of releasing captive-bred monarch butterflies into the wild was recently covered by KSBW Action News 8. The segment discussed a project spearheaded by CARCD, RCD of Santa Cruz County, and Groundswell Coastal Ecology to work with California State…

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Water For Farms

“These farms, the food they grow, the jobs they provide… all of this abundance requires water.” San Mateo RCD, Trout Unlimited, NOAA and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service partner to ensure water for farms, fish and people. This episode…

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CARCD Post-Fire and Partnership Dicsussion Webinars

10/25/21

CARCD has recordings of our partnership discussion with FSCs and our post fire timeline discussion forum. Below are descriptions of each discussion and links to view the webinars. FSC – RCD Partnership Discussion CARCD hosted a 90-minute partnership discussion on…

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Partner Spotlight: NRCS State Conservationist Carlos Suarez

1/19/21

Carlos Suarez is the California State Conservationist for USDA-NRCS. After his parents emigrated from Cuba in the sixties to Puerto Rico, Suarez grew up aiming for a career in mechanical or electrical engineering. Attending University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez on a…

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Partner Spotlight: Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

6/23/20

The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program (“Partners Program”) is one of the habitat restoration and enhancement programs of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Partners Program supports voluntary conservation projects on private lands (non-federal/non-state owned) in order to…