Local and accountable.

Productive lands. Thriving streams.

Helping people help the land.

Building resiliency together.

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 eNewsletter

October eNewsletter

The latest | October 2020 Edition: Disaster preparedness, Local Work Group survey, ASAP grant program now taking applications, CARCD Conference goes virtual this November

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Vineyard Soil Health Trial Summary

Vineyard Soil Health Trial Summary

Tillage Impacts on Soil Health and Water Retention –
Summary of a Sonoma Valley Vineyard Field Trial

There is spirited, ongoing debate on how to best manage tillage in vineyard tractor rows. Proponents and practitioners of full till, no till or alternate row tillage all make good arguments, often with great passion. Read the full article here!

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September eNewsletter

September eNewsletter

The latest | September 2020 Edition: fire recovery resources from your RCD, help maintain streamflow this summer, and more

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