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 February?

California is home to 95 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…

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…