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 support 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.
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
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