The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County facilitates stewardship projects to address water quality, biodiversity, ecosystem health, and water quantity on private and public lands through technical assistance, outreach, education and project implementation.


Supporting Conservation

Assistance is available with erosion control measures, drainage and runoff improvements, soil conservation, fire safety, manure management, riparian area restoration and more. See all programs...

How We Can Help

We provide technical, permitting, educational and funding resources to area landowners & managers helping them implement conservation practices benefiting both land & environment. See all services...

Support Services

RCD provides Permitting, Technical, Education & Financial Support To Project Partners Like You...

Meet Our Team

RCD has an experienced and dedicated team of conservation experts ready to help support your efforts implementing environmentally & economically sustainable land use projects on both public & private lands.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter