Celebrating 75 years of serving our community.
Local and accountable.
Productive Lands. Thriving Streams.
Helping people help the land.
Building resiliency together.
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.
What's New at Your RCD
Welcome New Executive Director, Che!
We’d like to formally announce Alego “Che” Casul as the new Executive Director of the Sonoma RCD! Che is a 7th generation rancher in Bodega, CA born and raised on the same ranch his great great great great grandfather settled in 1851. Through this long view lens Che believes that it is imperative to nurture and grow the natural resources of Sonoma County for the generations that come after. He will be starting with us May 1, 2023.
District News // March eNewsletter: technical support for underserved producers, compost pilot application program closes March 31st, UCCE flood assistance webinar, and much more!
Annual Report 2021-2022
The past year has been eventful as ever. Our team celebrated both professional milestones and personal adventures. We said bittersweet goodbyes and joyfully welcomed new staff and board members. And true to form, we accomplished important conservation outcomes on the ground and in our community. The pages of this report reflect some of our major strategic efforts over the past year: expanding our reach in the community, helping build resilience across the landscape, and leveraging farms to fight climate change. Thank you for your partnership and commitment to local conservation. Please enjoy the report!
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