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 info@rcdsantacruz.org.





The Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County facilitates stewardship projects to address water quality, biodiversity, ecosystem health, and water quantity on private and public lands through technical assistance, outreach, education and project implementation.


Supporting Conservation

Assistance is available with erosion control measures, drainage and runoff improvements, soil conservation, fire safety, manure management, riparian area restoration and more. See all programs...

How We Can Help

We provide technical, permitting, educational and funding resources to area landowners & managers helping them implement conservation practices benefiting both land & environment. See all services...

Support Services

RCD provides Permitting, Technical, Education & Financial Support To Project Partners Like You...

Meet Our Team

RCD Staff and Board Members RCD has an experienced and dedicated team of conservation experts ready to help support your efforts implementing environmentally & economically sustainable land use projects on both public & private lands.

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