Department of Conservation Grant Manager explains how he works to restore California’s riparian habitat.
The Governor’s 2021-2022 May Revise proposal includes $1.2 billion that would allow the DOC to do important work on environmental, public safety, and quality of life issues in California.
During Public Service Recognition Week, DOC is spotlighting employees who help conserve and protect California’s natural resources – both in the field and behind the scenes.
In Atherton’s words, “the bulk of the work is in taking input from these sessions and incorporating it into our programs. There is so much more to do after these initial sessions. We have a very long way to go.”
Department of Conservation’s Division of Land Resource Protection (DLRP) awarded $2 million in grants for watershed restoration and agricultural land conservation projects. Each grant went to local Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) in Marin, Sonoma, Kings, and Ventura counties. “These grants not only support important local projects, but also advance some of Governor Newsom’s key objectives: conserving working…
How the Department of Conservation uses geospatial technology to map, analyze, and observe the Earth’s surface.
We are excited to announce a funding opportunity that allows local entities to hire watershed coordinators.
Supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 brought food security — and the resilience of food networks — to the forefront of discussion among policy makers. In particular, the pandemic has highlighted essential role of local farmers in ensuring a reliable and healthy food supply for our state and country. That’s why the American Farmland Trust…
“During this especially challenging year, let’s be mindful of this unique time to appreciate the bounty that California has to offer and carry forward our current desire to get outside and enjoy it. Let’s take a moment to think about what we can do to continue appreciating our natural environment and ways to take care of this valuable resource. ” – DOC Director David Shabazian
Happy #GISDay! Today we celebrate how geographic information systems (GIS) are being used across the globe to make a difference. While a map is a drawing showing a limited number of things – roads, streets, county lines, etc. – an entire database of information is connected to a GIS. It’s an intelligent map that lets…