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Serving our community since 1946.
Fire Recovery Updates
For community updates about public meetings and workshops, please visit the Sonoma RCD Facebook page. We also recommend visiting the Sonoma County Recovers official website and or UCCE Sonoma County website for excellent lists of resources about fire recovery.
Information regarding technical assistance services and resources for homeowners and landowners available through your RCD please visit the link below which directs you to our Fire Recovery resources page.Visit our Fire Recovery page here
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
The final months of 2017 put our staff to the test as a technical resource and hub for rural and agricultural landowners impacted by the devastating fires of October. Below are a few key statistics on the fire recovery work the RCD accomplished in the last 3 months of...read more
"'The environmental and agricultural literacy of the incoming students really ranges,' says Christine Kuehn, the SRCD education and communications specialist who orchestrates the activities of the FARMS participants. 'A lot of our students are from urban and suburban...read more
Our annual report showcases programmatic successes from fiscal year 2016-17 including LandSmart programming, developments in watershed-wide studies, and advancements in projects designed to study and mitigate the effects of our changing climate through agricultural...read more