The RCD provides direct assistance to Monterey County landowners and managers to voluntarily protect their soil, water, and wildlife.
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.
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.
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.
We work extensively with growers, ranchers, and landowners throughout the Central Coast to help conserve and improve our natural resources.
Get the support you need from the RCD! We provide many professional services for the land owner, farmer or rancher in Monterey County.
The RCD of Monterey County is involved in a number of large scale projects which help county residents and business manage our natural resources.
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.
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
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.