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Get to Know RCD of Monterey County

12/11/19

The RCD of Monterey County was founded in 1942, and works to “conserve and improve our natural resources, integrating the demand for environmental quality with the needs of agricultural and urban users.” The diverse landscape of Monterey County corresponds with…

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Promoting Conservation in the Cannabis Sector

11/19/19

Several RCDs have been subcontracted by CARCD to carry out watershed conservation work in cannabis cultivation, including self-assessments, creating local partnerships, creating resources for...

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Get to Know Upper Salinas-Las Tablas RCD

Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (RCD) serves North San Luis Obispo County including portions of Monterey and Kern Counties. Like many RCDs, since they do not receive tax payer funding, they bring millions of dollars to local communities through…

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What were RCDs up to in October?

11/14/19

California is home to 96 unique Resource Conservation Districts (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…

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What were RCDs up to in September?

10/16/19

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…

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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,…

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Finding solutions for groundwater management in California

9/13/19

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.

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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…

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What were RCDs up to in August?

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…

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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…