In the Press


Petaluma River Watershed: A Slough of Change
PRESS RELEASE – April 10, 2018: View & Download PDF

Sonoma County’s FARMS Leadership Program
Edible Magazine Marin and Wine Country
By Kirsten Jones Neff / Photography By Christine Kuehn & Courtney Avvampato

Capturing Rainwater for Household Use
Russian River Watershed Association
By RCD Project Manager, Justin Bodell

Sonoma County on path to regulating groundwater supplies
Press Democrat: March 24, 2017
By Derek Moore

Baby salmon trickle back to Russian River waterways after a long absence
Press Democrat: March 15, 2017
By Steven Nett

Young coho salmon arrive at new home in Porter Creek
Press Democrat: November 22, 2016
By Guy Kovner

Sonoma Creek watershed conservation grants ease vineyard erosion
Press Democrat: June 20, 2016
By Guy Kovner

On-The-Ground Water Quality Improvements Funded for Sonoma Creek Vineyards by LandSmart® Program
PRESS RELEASE – June 1, 2016: View & Download PDF

Sonoma County snares $8 million to fight drought and climate change
Press Democrat: May 6, 2016
By Guy Kovner

Farming for the Future: Stories of Agriculture, Environment and Community
North Bay Business Journal Special Promotion: April 24, 2016

Sonoma County coalition awarded $8 million grant for water conservation work
Press Democrat: February 12, 2016
By Mary Callahan

Sonoma County Partners Secure $8 Million USDA Grant to Build Drought, Climate Change Resiliency
PRESS RELEASE – February 12, 2016: View & Download PDF

Rooftop rain collection helps rural Sonoma County residents and salmon
Press Democrat: December 28, 2015
By Guy Kovner

A Taste of Agricultural History for Sonoma County Youth
PRESS RELEASE – October 29, 2015: View & Download PDF

Sonoma RCD Accelerates Water Storage Projects in Critical Coho Salmon Watersheds
PRESS RELEASE – September 24, 2015: View & Download PDF

Sonoma ~ Marin Farm News


Monthly our staff submit articles to the Sonoma Marin Farm News about the latest innovations in natural resource conservation, funding and partnership opportunities with the local RCDs, and local project successes. 



Profiles in Stewardship

Our “Profiles in Stewardship” articles are snapshots about local farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners that have participated in the RCD’s programs and implemented conservation practices to protect the environment and natural resources that we all depend on.

Beretta Family Dairy, Laguna de Santa Rosa
June 27, 2016
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Matorana Family Winery and Vineyards, Dry Creek
April 28, 2015
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