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CARCD Receives USFS Post‐Fire Disaster Recovery Grant

CARCD Receives USFS Post‐Fire Disaster Recovery Grant Responding to the statewide unprecedented wildfire events, California’s resource conservation districts work with communities to complete critical post‐fire disaster recovery work. The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) announced the recent award of grants…

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CARCD 77th Annual Conference Call for Presentations

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) is accepting presentation proposals for our 77th Annual Conference! CARCD will be continuing the tradition of bringing together representatives from federal and stat agencies, non-profits, private industries, farming communities, and resource conservation…

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CAL FIRE Awarded CARCD a 4 Million Dollar Wildfire Resilience Block Grant

Increasing Pace and Scale: Taking Critical RCD Projects to Implementation  Responding to the statewide unprecedented wildfire events, California’s resource conservation districts work with communities to complete critical fire resilience and reduction work to decrease the severity and impacts of wildfire…

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Mendocino County RCD has Released the Eel River Roads Video – a primer on best practices for rural road construction and maintenance

The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) has released their new roads video –  a primer on best practices for rural road construction and maintenance. The video is based on their reference guide, Handbook for Forest, Ranch and Rural Roads.…

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CARCD Board of Directors updates

PRESS RELEASE California Association of Resource Conservation Districts 801 K Street, MS 14-15 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 457-7904 info@carcd.org CARCD Board of Directors updates and vacancies Sacramento, June 1st 2021 – The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts announces changes…

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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…

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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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Call for Award Nominations

CARCD & NRCS 2021 Awards and Speak Off Contest! As a kick-off to the Virtual CARCD Conference (coming in January 2022), let’s take some time to celebrate all the great work RCDs and NRCS have done together over the past…

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