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California Resource Conservation Districts Lend a Helping Hand

To address hardships caused by COVID-19, resource conservation districts leverage mini-grants to fund creative projects to support their communities in difficult times. SACRAMENTO, CA, August 17, 2020 – The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is pleased to announce…

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New COVID-19 Resources Page

We know that Resource Conservation Districts are working to adapt to the new landscape of the COVID-19 crisis, including complying with new requirements as employers and maintaining important services to their communities. The California Association of RCDs has compiled a…

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Grant Opportunity for Specialty Crop Technical Assistance Hubs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sara Letton – California Association of Resource Conservation Districts 530-303-8880 / sara-letton@carcd.org Sacramento, CA, July 6, 2020 —The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) will fund four $35,000 grant projects benefiting California specialty crop producers.…

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CARCD Virtual Conference Call for Abstracts

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is accepting presentation proposals for our virtual conference! From November 12th – 24th, 2020, CARCD will be continuing the tradition of bringing together representatives from federal and state agencies, non-profits, private industries,…

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Plant Trees, Not Too Many, Mostly Oaks: the Butte County RCD Reforests After the Camp Fire

In the aftermath of the Camp Fire, the Butte County Resource Conservation District (RCD) has been collaborating with partners and the Paradise community to reforest the landscape. In spring alone, the RCD helped plant 137,000 trees on private lands. Their…

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