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.

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.

January eNewsletter

January eNewsletter

District News // January Edition: Rainwater storage project on Sonoma Mountain, We’re hiring, Community Resources, and Funding Opportunities

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Annual Report 2021-2022

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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Post-Fire Gully and Headcut Repair Demonstration Project – Pepperwood Preserve

Post-Fire Gully and Headcut Repair Demonstration Project – Pepperwood Preserve

This video was created to demonstrate five different types of headcut and gully repair erosion control practices in a post-fire landscape that landowners can potentially do themselves on their own properties. This demonstration project was funded through the State Water Resources Control Board’s 319h Grant program and took place in September 2022 at the Pepperwood Preserve Property in Santa Rosa, California.

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