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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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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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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…

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CARCD and Emerald Grown announce kick-off event for new sustainable cannabis certification

For immediate release: March 31, 2020 Contact: sara-letton@carcd.org The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts and Emerald Grown announce kick-off event for new sustainable cannabis certification Sacramento—The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) and Emerald Grown kicked-off the first…

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Partner Spotlight: Pacific Forest Trust

A think-and-do-tank of scientists, conservationists, policy wonks, entrepreneurs, and outdoor enthusiasts, the Pacific Forest Trust advocates for healthy forest ecosystems, including sustainable wood harvest, healthy watersheds, thriving wildlife, and a well-balanced climate. Like Resource Conservation Districts, they believe that effective…

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