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Partner Spotlight: NRCS State Conservationist Carlos Suarez

Carlos Suarez is the California State Conservationist for USDA-NRCS. After his parents emigrated from Cuba in the sixties to Puerto Rico, Suarez grew up aiming for a career in mechanical or electrical engineering. Attending University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez on a…

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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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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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