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.

Supporting Agriculture

Our programs for farmers, ranchers, and local schools help ensure viable local agriculture while also helping agriculture to be of service to the environment.

October eNews: Fire Recovery Resources

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...

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A Message to Our Constituents

Like so many others in our community, we are heartbroken by the impacts of fire in the North Bay this week. If we haven't connected with you yet individually, please know that we are thinking of all our friends and partners and sending you our best wishes for the...

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