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New White Paper on Shifting the Regulatory Paradigm

Kellyx Nelson, Executive Director of the San Mateo Resource Conservation District, has co-authored a white paper called Shifting the Regulatory Paradigm Toward Bold Immediate Action for a Resilient California. This paper was prepared under the auspices of the California Landscape Stewardship Network to help…

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Get to Know the RCD of Tehama County

The RCD of Tehama County The Resource Conservation District of Tehama County (RCDTC) is passionate about water conservation. The district, located at the north-most part of the Sacramento Valley, is mainly forest and agricultural land, with the Sacramento River bisecting…

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What were RCDs up to in March?

RCD of Monterey County Spanish-Language Guide and Presentation On March 6, RCD of Monterey County Ag Water Management Specialist presented at the 21st Annual Monterey Bay Region Ag Expo and Seminar. Shaun’s presentation was called “Erosión En Su Granja” or…

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RCD Spotlight: Alameda County RCD

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) are often referred to as “the best kept secret” in conservation. Though said as a compliment, this highlights one of the biggest issues for RCDs: a lack of visibility, which contributes to lost opportunities for partnerships…

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Partner Spotlight: Pacific Policy Group

Pacific Policy Group, LLC (PPG) is a Sacramento based lobbying and consulting firm aimed at bettering California’s environment through focused policy and funding strategies that meet the needs of their clients. PPG’s expertise is in climate change, natural resources and…

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Announcing the new Madera Chowchilla RCD

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) in California’s Central Valley are an asset for addressing the unique landscape-scale resource challenges of the region—including wildlife habitat, water scarcity, and agricultural viability—and there is a new (consolidated) RCD in town. The Chowchilla Red-Top RCD…

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