California Department of Conservation recounts a year of accomplishments in 2022.
From Watershed Health Seeds to Landscape-Scale Returns
Our forest health coordination and capacity building investments are showing returns.
We’re Listening: Sessions on Racial Equity and Ag Land Conservation
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 Announces New Grants for Watershed Health
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…
Protecting California’s Food Supply Through the COVID-19 Pandemic– [a webinar recap]
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…
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…