Mendocino County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Strategy Program

Mendocino County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Strategy Program

In 2015, the Mendocino County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and MCRCD were awarded funding through the Department of Conservation and the Strategic Growth Council to help Mendocino County prepare a Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Plan. Program...
NRCS Soil Health Initiative North Coast Hub

NRCS Soil Health Initiative North Coast Hub

Development of a Farm Demonstration Network in California In partnership with USDA NRCS, UCCE, Napa County and Sonoma County RCDs, and agricultural industry associations, MCRCD is taking a leadership role in helping to establish the development of a vineyard farm...
LandSmart™

LandSmart™

LandSmart™ was developed by the Sonoma Resource Conservation District (RCD), Napa County RCD, Mendocino County RCD, and Gold Ridge RCD in collaboration with the USDA NRCS, land managers, and other resource agencies. Through grants from the California State Coastal...

Garcia TMDL Implementation Project

The MCRCD partnered with landowners in the upper Garcia River watershed to assess sediment sources from rural roads and completed 13 miles of road upgrades and improvements on 170 sites to meet Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) regulatory requirements. The project will...

Forsythe Creek Sediment Reduction Project

From 2010 to 2014, this project upgraded 14.6 miles of ranch roads in the Forsythe Creek watershed, tributary to the West Fork Russian River. Implementation was based upon designs to withstand a 100-year storm event. Of special note was the construction of a 140-foot...