What were RCDs up to in December?

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…

Partner Spotlight: U.S. Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture charged with managing the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands. Their Forest Stewardship, Forest Legacy, and other programs also recognize the importance of sustainable…

Conservation Is a Priority in Governor Newsom’s 2020-21 Proposed Budget

This summary was written in collaboration with the legislative consultants at Pacific Policy Group. Governor Gavin Newsom released the Governor’s Proposed 2020-2021 Budget Summary on Friday, January 10. The proposed budget includes funding for climate smart agriculture, forest health and…

Get to Know Mariposa County RCD

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) is a medium sized, rural RCD in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, north of Fresno, east of Merced, and southeast of Stockton. The district’s eastern section is the central portion…

Funding for Monarch Conservation in California

To help address the steep decline of the monarch population in California, the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) has been awarded funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to build technical expertise for monarch conservation within…

What Were RCDs Up To in November?

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

Get to Know RCD of Monterey County

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…

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…

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,…