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.

Strategic Direction 2017-2020 Released

We are so grateful to the partners who participated in this strategic planning process. Dozens of you dedicated your time and wisdom to conversations with our team during this process, and from these conversations we gained new insight into our community, its natural...

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Fire Recovery Efforts to Date

This infographic serves to illustrate the RCD's recent fire recovery efforts to date as of March 30, 2018. To see more about our fire recovery efforts please read the latest in our April eNewsletter and check out our technical assistance map!...

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July eNewsletter

Our July eNewsletter highlights: West Side School stores 30k gallons of rainwater, welcome Jessica - our new engineer, coastal forestry tour with partners, late summer community events & workshops coming to you! Read the full newsletter here:...

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