Publications

Publications

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General Natural Resource Managment
Drainage and Erosion
Private Road Maintenance and ManagementPrivate Road Maintenance and Management

Agriculture
Stream and Fish Habitat Protection
Fire Protection
Livestock and Horsekeeping
Workshop Materials


General Natural Resource Managment

pdfResource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Brochure
pdfHealthy Lands and Healthy Economies: Natures Value in Santa Cruz County

pdfWatershed Awareness Campaign Brochure

pdfInvasive Plant Removal Calendar of Santa Cruz County

Drainage and Erosion Management

pdfSlow it. Spread it. Sink it! - A Homeowner's Guide to Greening Stormwater Runoff7.13 MB

pdfTips for Installing a Rock-Lined Swale
pdfUse and Mis-use of Plastic on Slopes

pdfWinter Preparedness Checklist

Private Road Maintenance and Management

pdfCentral Coast Private Road Maintenance Guide

Agriculture

pdfHedgerows: Benefits to Farmers, Benefits to Wildlife

Stream and Fish Habitat Protection

pdfStream Wood: A homeowner's guide to wood in Santa Cruz County Streams

pdfSanta Cruz County Stream Care Guide

pdfObstructions to Fish Passage
pdfThe Lower San Lorenzo River and Lagoon
pdfSalmonid Survival in the Soquel Creek Watershed

Fire Protection

pdfLiving with Fire in Santa Cruz County
pdfState Parks Fire Program Santa Cruz District Presentation
pdfPost Wildfire Slope and Channel Processes
pdfCAL FIRE Nursery Program - Quality Bareroot Seedlings

pdfSanta Cruz County and San Mateo County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Livestock and Horsekeeping

Livestock and Land Publications:

pdfLivestock and Land Brochure
pdfGet out of the mud... Brochure

Fact Sheets (provided by the Council of Bay Area Resource Conservation Districts):

pdfHorse Keeping: A guide to Land Management for Clean Water

pdfComposting Horse Manure
pdfAdjusting C:N Ratio in Horse Manure Composting
pdfEconomics of Manure Composting
pdfLand Application of Horse Manure
pdfManure Storage for Horse Facilities
pdfManaging Manure: The Role of Riparian Buffers
pdfWater Quality at Horse Keeping Facilities
pdfThe Benefits of Pelleted Bedding at Horse Facilities

Other Fact sheets area available to purchase at Horses for Clean Water.

Workshop Materials

Living on Rural Properties - June 25 and 26, 2018

pdfSite Visit Request Form

Presentations:

pdfWells and Septic System Presentation

pdfFire Preparedness Presentation

pdfErosion and Drainage Presentation

pdfRoads Presentation

Handouts:

pdfHazards from Mud Slides

pdfMaintaining Your Private Road

pdfErosion Control and Fire Scaping with California Native Plants

 

 

 

 

 

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