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In accordance with guidance from the CDC and the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency, and in the spirit of doing our part to limit community spread of COVID-19, the RCD of Santa Cruz County is temporarily closing our physical office. This office closure will be in place until May 3rd, or until the County lifts the Shelter In Place Order. Staff remain committed to serving our community and will continue working remotely to the greatest extent possible. Please contact staff via email. For general inquiries, contact

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donate-heartSupporting the RCD means supporting your local community, and helping to conserve your local soil, water, and wildlife. Your donations help to further the mission of the RCD and can be targeted toward your area of interest. If you wish to send a check please use the mail-in donation form and choose your area of interest.

 The RCD can receive tax deductible donations under Internal Revenue Service Code Section 170 (b) and 170 (c) (1). This section says that contributions to a governmental entity are deductible (up to 50% of the taxpayer’s adjusted gross income). The RCD may accept all forms of contributions including, but not limited to, gifts, property, cash, stocks and securities.

Programs include:

  • K-12 Educational Programs
  • Watershed Restoration
  • Agricultural Stewardship Programs
  • Rural Roads
  • Residential and Commercial Stormwater
  • Livestock and Land
  • Community Wildfire Protection
  • Habitat Improvements for Endangered and Threatened Species
  • Karen Christensen Fund

Your contribution can be made online or mailed to 820 Bay Ave, Suite 136, Capitola, CA 95010. Feel free to contact us with any questions at 831.464.2950.

pdfDownload our donation form here.


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