What were RCDs up to in September?


California is home to 96 unique RCDs operating in ten regions throughout the state. RCDs are California’s boots-on-ground, providing everything from technical assistance to design and installation of conservation projects to community education — and more. Each month, we work…


Get To Know Feather River RCD

The Feather River RCD The Feather River Resource Conservation District (RCD) is located in the Sacramento Valley region, with its district boundary encompassing roughly the area of Plumas County. Agricultural production largely consists of hay crops, cattle and other livestock,…

Impact Story

Finding solutions for groundwater management in California


California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) requires over-drafted groundwater basins to achieve balance between supply and demand by the 2040s. This is a tough task for many communities, and RCDs are stepping up to be a part of the solution.


Partner Spotlight: Sustainable Conservation

Who is Sustainable Conservation? Sustainable Conservation is a California-based non-profit whose mission is to tackle California’s natural resource challenges surrounding land, air, and water. They do this by bringing partners together, facilitating conversations, brokering relationships, and bridging different fields of…


Get to know the Sloughhouse RCD

The Sloughhouse Resource Conservation District (RCD) is a smaller RCD recently reinvigorated after the passing of the 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The RCD has hired a new District Manager, Austin Miller, to lead their efforts in helping to…


Get to Know Western Shasta RCD


The RCD This month, get to know the Western Shasta Resource Conservation District (WSRCD), which will be co-hosting CARCD’s Annual Conference taking place in Redding in November 2019. WSRCD encompasses approximately 1.7 million acres bounded on the east by the…


Partner Spotlight: California Department of Fish and Wildlife

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has been a long-time partner of Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) through collaboration and thanks to numerous grant programs that the Department oversees. Their mission is “to manage California’s diverse fish, wildlife, and…