MCRCD News

Now Hiring: Executive Director

The Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is seeking a dynamic, professional Executive Director (ED) to join our natural resources team. The MCRCD service district (District) includes all of Mendocino County, an area of approximately 2 million acres, including the cities of Ukiah, Point Arena, Fort Bragg, and Willits. MCRCD maintains three offices and employs…

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Online Water Transaction Workshop on January 18

SRF and Trout Unlimited are hosting an online Water Transaction workshop at 5:30pm on January 18, 2022. This workshop is designed for landowners to learn more about flow enhancement efforts in Mendocino County, winter water storage for use in the summer, and the permitting pathways for various types of water projects both domestic and agricultural.…

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2021 CDFA Climate Smart Ag Programs Open for Applications

CDFA Climate Smart Agriculture Programs, SWEEP & HSP, are now open and accepting applications on a rolling basis. The State Water Efficiency & Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance to farmers & ranchers who implement irrigation practices that improve water efficiency & reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Budget Act of 2021 appropriated $42 million in…

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Now hiring: Forestry Program Manager (position on hold)

Our Forest Health and Resiliency Program’s mission is to promote sustainable forestry and land stewardship through active management for both climate change and fire resiliency on public and private land. We’re hiring for a senior program manager position responsible for leading the MCRCD Forest Health and Resiliency Program and developing and executing forestry contracts in…

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MCRCD Featured on the Weather Channel

MCRCD’s Assistant Executive Director, Joe Scriven, was interviewed on The Weather Channel’s Weather Underground TV to discuss the California drought and water conservation. You can watch the video on our YouTube channel.

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In Memoriam: Tom Schott

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Mendocino County’s legendary forester, Thomas E. Schott’s passing on July 4, 2020 at his home in Willits. We would like to take a moment to honor the legacy that our friend and colleague leaves behind.   Tom moved to Mendocino County, CA in 1974 and…

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