•   Helping Landowners, Farmers & Ranchers Since 1942

    Helping Landowners, Farmers & Ranchers Since 1942

    The RCD provides direct assistance to Monterey County landowners and managers to voluntarily protect their soil, water, and wildlife.

  • Natural Resource Management and Protection

    Natural Resource Management and Protection

    Our work has resulted in the establishment of voluntary conservation and restoration projects on over 80 farms by collaborating with over 160 farmers and land managers.

  • Farmers and the Community Make A Difference

    Farmers and the Community Make A Difference

    Our conservation and restoration work is critical to maintaining an environmentally sustainable and economically viable agricultural sector while maintaining a high quality of life throughout the county.

  • Protecting Resources for Future Generations

    Protecting Resources for Future Generations

    We provide education, project planning and support services for a range of resource management methods including erosion control, water quality protection, habitat enhancement, flood management, irrigation efficiency, and nutrient management.

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Resource Conservation District of Monterey County

Established in 1942, we have been responding to local needs for 75 years

Natural Resources Management

We work extensively with growers, ranchers, and landowners throughout the Central Coast to help conserve and improve our natural resources.

 


Professional Services

Get the support you need from the RCD! We provide many professional services for the land owner, farmer or rancher in Monterey County.

 


Projects

The RCD of Monterey County is involved in a number of large scale projects which help county residents and business manage our natural resources.

 


Education & Outreach

Our teamwork has resulted in the establishment of voluntary conservation and restoration projects on over 100 farms by collaborating with over 200 farmers and land managers.

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We're Hiring an Agricultural Water Management Specialist & Seasonal Biological Monitors

Agricultural Water Management Specialist (Bilingual)

This position works in close partnership with the RCD Soil Scientist and Civil Engineer as well as local organizational and agricultural partners to implement on-farm irrigation evaluation, water flow, nutrient management, erosion control and water quality improvement projects in Monterey County.

 

Services We Provide

Learn about our planning, design & monitoring services for landowners, farmers, ranchers and land managers

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