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…

What were RCDs up to in January?

California is home to 95 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…

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…

What were RCDs up to in October?

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…

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,…