Orphan wells present ecological and community health hazards. Learn how California is taking steps to plug these wells.
Photo Lookback: Long Beach Earthquake, 90 Years Later
On March 10, 1933, many southern Californians were sitting down to Friday night dinner when the the largest earthquake in the LA basin struck.
Department of Conservation’s ongoing goal: Making ‘California an even better place to live’
California Department of Conservation recounts a year of accomplishments in 2022.
California Geological Survey’s New Mineral Dashboard Rocks!
California Geological Survey modernizes historic minerals records with a new searchable online data dashboard.
Conservation Provides Support to Solve a Gold Rush-Era Problem in Amador County
California Division of Mine Reclamation provides funding and support to permanently and safely close an emerging sinkhole from the Gold Rush-era in Amador County.
Celebrating a New Tribal Conservation Corps Program – and Multigenerational Climate Action
California Department of Conservation and Resources Agency announce tribal conservation corps program.
From Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale Returns
Our forest health coordination and capacity building investments are showing returns.
California Geological Survey Scientists Assess Coastal Damage After Volcanic Tsunami Across the Pacific
An underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga sent a small but damaging series of tsunami surges toward the California coast in January.
Meet A Grant Manager Working to Restore California’s Riparian Habitat
Department of Conservation Grant Manager explains how he works to restore California’s riparian habitat.
Protecting Forests for the Other California Gold: Lumber
The lumber industry has a long history in California. Sutter’s Mill, where the discovery that started the Gold Rush was made, wasn’t a flour mill or sugar mill; it was a sawmill. Lumber’s Unfortunate Legacy Vast forests helped build and heat homes for the miners, the merchants, and the rest that followed, helping to turn…