Tag: California

California’s forests are choking

CALIFORNIA, El Dorado County RCD — Sickly trees in the Sierra Nevada are coughing up CO2—not storing it…On the scene are Jim Branham, the executive officer of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, and Mark Egbert, manager of El Dorado County Resource Conservation District…Carbon science is a relatively new way […]

Placer County Ag Tour to showcase rice industry

CALIFORNIA, Placer County RCD – Placer County is known for its Satsuma mandarins and boutique wineries. But its biggest crop is rice. This year’s Ag Tour on June 18 will showcase rice growers and methods they use to support wildlife and the environment. Placer Resource Conservation District Executive […]

Congratulations to Yolo County RCD and Solano RCD

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 […]

Carbon Farming coming to Central Coast

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 […]