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.
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.
Request for Proposals 2018
We are seeking proposals from qualified contractors to conduct herbicide application on scattered Arundo donax and Tamarix parviflora plants along approximately 20 miles of river under permits and funding obtained for the Salinas River Arundo Control Program. Contracts will be granted for one year with possible extension up to three years. Work will begin in early July 2018 and go through mid-November 2018 or until work is completed.