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

Our October eNewsletter highlights: annual report 17-18 released, reflections from #GCAS2018, winterization reminders for fire impacted lands, range tailgate on November 8, and many more opportunities to get involved Read the full newsletter...

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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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June eNews

Our June eNewsletter highlights: RCD adds Forester to our team, celebrating pollinators, oak woodland regeneration, upcoming community events and workshops! Read the full newsletter here:...

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