MCRCD News

Spring 2024 Newsletter!

Our Spring 2024 Newsletter is here! We are thankful for all the wonderful partners we get to work with and the beautiful wild & working landscapes we have the opportunity to care for here in Mendocino County! https://conta.cc/3V6aJLW

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Geologic/Engineering Services for a Road Assessment within the Big River Unit of Mendocino Headlands State Park – Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

RFQ DEADLINE: 3:00 P.M. PDT June 14, 2024 The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is administering Interagency Agreement C23651021 with the California Department of Parks and Recreation (Owner) to complete a comprehensive assessment of unpaved roads within the Mendocino Headlands State Park – Big River Unit.  This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is for a…

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Vineyard Soil Health Workshop – Register Now!

Join MCRCD, Anderson Valley Winegrowers, Mendocino Winegrowers, and NRCS on May 1st, from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM to learn about soil health and Carbon Beneficial Agricultural Practices. Presentations will include conversations on cover cropping and no-till in vineyard systems, rainfall simulator and infiltration demonstration, carbon farm planning, and other climate-beneficial farming practices. The workshop…

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NOW HIRING! Water Resources Project Manager

The MCRCD is hiring a full-time Water Resources Project Manager (PM) to manage a variety of water-related environmental infrastructure projects throughout Mendocino County. The PM will work closely with the Agency’s Assistant Executive Director and Fisheries Biologist to manage projects to restore fisheries habitat, support sustainable groundwater efforts, support stormwater pollution strategies such as road…

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Building Climate Resiliency in the Navarro Watershed Spring 2024 Community Meeting – Register Now!

Join us for a Community Meeting at the Anderson Valley Grange on Saturday November 11th 8:30-12:30 where we will explore ways to weave climate ambitions into the Navarro River watershed. We encourage landowners, vineyard owners/managers, ranchers, and invested community members to attend for inspiration and insights as to into how we can all participate in building climate resiliency in the watershed. You will expand your understanding of how the rich natural resources in the Navarro watershed provide opportunities for climate beneficial strategies that help store more carbon, reduce catastrophic wildfire, and contribute to healthier forests, range and agricultural lands, and developed areas as well. Presentations and topics covered: Restoring the watershed by increasing our understanding of Historical Ecology; Greenhouse Gas Accounting; Community based Stewardship Actions; and Ways to get involved. Presented By: Mendocino County Resource Conservation District in partnership with Dogwood Springs Forestry, San Francisco Estuary Institute, Anderson Valley Land Trust, Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association and Anderson Valley Fire Department. Funding has generously been provided by the Environmental Defense Fund. For More Information Go To: https://mcrcd.org/project/building-climate-resilience-in-the-navarro-river-watershed

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Redwood Valley Fire Complex Hazardous Tree Removal – Phase 4

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M. January 3, 2024 The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) has received funding from the County of Mendocino to conduct hazardous tree assessment and removal within the footprint of the 2017 Redwood Complex Fire (fire). This funding is part of a one-time settlement the County received from Pacific Gas and Electric…

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Northern Mendocino County Forest Health Collaborative Project – Phase 1B Request for Proposal (RFP)

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: 3:00 P.M. December 5, 2023 As part of the Northern Mendocino Forest Health Collaborative Program, the Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is accepting proposals for a contract, or contracts, to perform forest health, wildfire fuels reduction, and other treatments as part of Phase 1B in an area divided into three (3) treatment…

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Willits Mitigation Lands Nature Walk on Friday November 17th at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. RSVP Marisela@mcrcd.org

Enjoy a day of moss hunting and birding on the Willits Bypass Mitigation Lands. We hope to see some migratory birds and possibly some Tule Elk herds! Please wear appropriate shoes for walking and if significant rain has fallen rain shoes/rubber boots might be needed. Bring snacks, lunch, and water. RSVP: text or email Marisela@mcrcd.org…

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