•   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 Biological Monitors

We are currently hiring half- to full-time field biologists to join our biological monitoring team for the Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program. Training will begin in late August 2020 and work will go through mid-November 2020.

Applications are due by Friday, August 5th, 2020. Contact Stream Maintenance Program Coordinator Brandt Bates for more information.

Office Closure - Staff Working Remotely

During the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place order, RCDMC personnel will be working remotely and conducting critical site visits when safe social distancing can be maintained. All of us can be reached via our email addresses.

BBQ Postponement

The RCDMC Salinas River Partners BBQ has been postponed from April 24 to an early October date to be determined. All tickets sold and donations made will be held for that future date.

Services We Provide

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

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