Sonoma Resource Conservation District

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) are the state's only grassroots conservation delivery system that identifies local conservation problems and guides solutions on a voluntary basis. From the dust bowl crisis to addressing climate change today, the RCD is your on the ground resource.


There are 97 RCDs throughout California - each covering a different geographic territory. The Sonoma RCD covers 919,000 acres, or over 85% of Sonoma County, and includes the Russian River, Petaluma River, Sonoma Creek, Stemple Creek, and Gualala River Watersheds. See the maps of our district.