Northern California prescribed-burning community releases video to inspire action

Private-public partnership promotes community-based prescribed burning For immediate release: September 21, 2020 Media contacts: Wendy Coy, Communications Manager Audubon Canyon Ranch wendy.coy@egret.org | 707-829-9582 Lucas Patzek, District Manager Napa County Resource Conservation District (Napa RCD) lucas@naparcd.org | 707-690-3119 Napa, CA…

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…