Local and accountable.
Productive lands. Thriving streams.
Helping people help the land.
Serving our community since 1946.
Your Local Partner in Conservation
Acting as a dot connector, a bridge builder, and innovative collaborator, we work to provide the best technical and educational resources to solve our most complex natural resource issues. We partner for conservation solutions.
Protecting Our Watersheds
The RCD works tirelessly with rural, agricultural, and urban partners to supports healthy ecosystems, habitat and biodiversity, and ensure sustainable, high-quality water supplies for people and wildlife.
Our programs for farmers, ranchers, and local schools help ensure viable local agriculture while also helping agriculture to be of service to the environment.
What's New at the RCD
A month following the devastating fires of October 2017, we are all seeing and feeling the impacts and challenges that lie ahead of us here in Sonoma County. We are hearing from our constituents their concerns about erosion, toxic runoff into waterways, as well as...read more
The Natural Resources Recovery Guide provides information for homeowners and landowners as to what services local, state and federal organizations are offering to those affected by the fires, where to find additional information, funding opportunities/technical...read more
We're here to help The RCD, along with our local and regional partners, have already begun to evaluate the potential immediate and ongoing impacts of burned areas on our watersheds. A Watershed Emergency Response Team assembled by Cal Fire will identify erosion prone...read more