CALIFORNIA, Nevada County RCD — The 2018 Food and Farm Guide is here, Nevada County Grown’s most comprehensive Guide on agriculture yet. This year’s Guide has familiar features like the farm and ranch profiles and information on local farmers markets…the Madeline Helling Library in Nevada City, Briarpatch Food […]
CALIFORNIA, Napa County RCD — A 20-year battle over building dozens of homes overlooking a Napa gateway will reach another climax Tuesday night. …Davidon leaders promised to increase tree plantings, protect more wooded areas from development on-site and to the north, as well as creating a half-acre park […]
CALIFORNIA, Marin RCD – The knowledge and tools to sequester carbon on farmland have blossomed rapidly in California; now farmers and ranchers just need funding to make it happen…Nancy Scolari, the executive director of the Marin Resource Conservation District, says it has been interesting to see carbon farming go […]
CALIFORNIA, Solano RCD, Yolo County RCD – Congratulations to the Yolo County Resource Conservation District, Solano Resource Conservation District, the Putah Creek Council, Yolo County, California and Cache Creek Conservancy/Nature Preserve on their recent grant award from the Wildlife Conservation Board to plan for large scale removal of […]
CALIFORNIA, Cachuma RCD – Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara County, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of compost and cattle, native grasses can sequester organic carbon, enriching the soil and removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere…The […]
CALIFORNIA, Solano RCD – The water in Lake Berryessa is blue and deep. Thousands come every year to enjoy the beauty of the area and activities on the lake. As a source of drinking water for thousands of residents in Solano County, it is important to keep the […]
CALIFORNIA, Gold Ridge RCD – Even small amounts of running water — less than a gallon per second — could mean the difference between life or death for juvenile coho salmon in coastal California streams…John Green is a project manager for the Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District, who […]
CALIFORNIA, Tahoe RCD – Johnson Meadow, Truckee River’s largest privately-owned section, is now publicly owned by the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.The recent $8.315 million purchase of the 206-acre property now allows for a collaborative effort to restore the river, its wildlife habitat, and its public access.