•   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 Seasonal Biological Monitors and a SMP Coordinator!

Seasonal Biological Monitors

The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County is hiring half- to full-time field biologists to join our biological monitoring team that oversees the invasive plant control and vegetation management work along the Salinas River as part of the Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program and/or the Salinas Watershed Invasive Non-native Plant Control and Restoration Program. Training would begin in late August 2019 and work would go through mid-November 2019.

Applications are due by Friday, August 16th, 2019. Questions can be directed to Emily Zefferman.

SMP Coordinator

RCDMC and the Salinas River Channel Stream Maintenance Program River Management Unit Association (RMU Association) are seeking a qualified individual to coordinate activities under the Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program. The Program Coordinator would be hired as a part-time employee of the RCD, or as an independent contractor.

Application review will begin on July 16, 2019. Position is open until filled. Questions can be directed to Emily Zefferman.

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Services We Provide

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

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