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

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…

KSBW 8 News Story on Monarch Overwintering Signage Project

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…

CARCD Post-Fire and Partnership Dicsussion Webinars

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…

Partner Spotlight: Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

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…

Partner Spotlight: Monarch Joint Venture

The Monarch Joint Venture is a “partnership of federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academic programs working together to protect the monarch migration across the United States.” They were founded in 2009 with the mission of protecting “monarchs…

Partner Spotlight: CARCD Forestry Committee

Forest management in California holds a unique set of challenges—the prevalence of wildfire, drought, bark beetles, and the tree mortality crisis— and opportunities—carbon sequestration, renewable energy for rural communities, learning from indigenous communities, community grassroots organization like fire safe councils…

Partner Spotlight: Pacific Forest Trust

A think-and-do-tank of scientists, conservationists, policy wonks, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts, the Pacific Forest Trust advocates for healthy forest ecosystems, including sustainable wood harvest, healthy watersheds, thriving wildlife, and a well-balanced climate. Like Resource Conservation Districts, they believe that effective…