California Department of Conservation recounts a year of accomplishments in 2022.
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.
From Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale Returns
Our forest health coordination and capacity building investments are showing returns.
Spotlighting our Staff for Public Service Recognition Week, May 2-8
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.
Earth Science Week Day 2 — Earth Observation Day
How the Department of Conservation uses geospatial technology to map, analyze, and observe the Earth’s surface.
Santa Clara County Makes Ag Conservation a Priority
Santa Clara County is investing in agricultural conservation infrastructure with the help of planning grant funding administered by the California Department of Conservation (DOC). Until the 1960s, the Santa Clara Valley was referred to as “The Valley of Heart’s Delight.” It was home to a multitude of orchards and 39 canneries — the largest fruit…
New Year New Faces at DOC
A new year means new faces for our Faces of Conservation project. Faces of Conservation does just that. It puts a face to the work our staff do daily, often outside of the public eye. We are committed to employing top scientists, engineers, technicians, supervisors, and support staff and leveraging their talent to help balance…
DOC Announces $1.9 Million Available to Hire Forest Health Watershed Coordinators
If you could invest one dollar and get $7 back, you’d probably jump on it, right? That’s why we at the Department of Conservation (DOC) are excited about the reactivation of a program that allows local entities to hire forest health watershed coordinators. A “watershed” is an area where all the water running off the…
It’s California Bat Week – October 24-31, 2018
It’s California Bat Week October 24-31, 2018. Bats are one of the most important animals in our environment. With more than 1,300 different species in the world, bats are diverse in both how they look and how they keep ecosystems balanced. While they might be creepy, bats are vital to a healthy environment. One bat…