From Farms to Cities: Percolating New Ideas for Water Security

Join Sustainable Conservation and the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability for a live webcast exploring how farms and cities are weathering wet and dry times in California. Register now to watch the September 6th event live.


Buoying the Golden State’s Water Future

Check out our 2016 impact report, and be inspired by our efforts to help meet the water needs of California’s environment, economy and people.


U.S. Withdraws from Paris Climate Accord - What Now?

More committed than ever. That’s our response to last week’s news that the U.S. is pulling out of the historic Paris climate accord. Our bedrock belief is that we’ve got to work together to save the planet, or together we’ll lose it.


Is a Sustainable Groundwater Supply in Calif. Possible?

Pioneering farmer and Sustainable Conservation partner Don Cameron talks about his efforts to bolster dwindling Central Valley groundwater supplies for a secure water future.


Making It Easier to Restore California

Rivers, streams and the species that depend on them are in trouble - but vital restoration is making a difference! Learn more about our efforts to accelerate restoration around the state, and what successful restoration looks like.


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Our donors make it possible for us to unite people in solving California's toughest environmental challenges. Join us in helping California thrive!


"Sustainable Conservation represents the gold standard of NGOs, developing cutting-edge projects that solve pressing environmental issues and lead the way to a water-secure future."

Todd Reeve CEO, Bonneville Environmental Foundation

"There's no other organization that has Sustainable Conservation's track record of catalyzing the farming community to solve California's pressing environmental issues."

Craig McNamara President, Calif. State Board of Food & Agriculture; Owner, Sierra Orchards

"Sustainable Conservation's power isn't just in bringing very different stakeholders - like industry, government and landowners - to the table. It's keeping them there until problems are fixed for good."

Kim Delfino Calif. Program Director, Defenders of Wildlife

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Sustainable Conservation excels at delivering the greatest impact with every contribution – real, lasting change for our environment and people. They have been a tremendous investment for the Foundation in building a better future for California.”

— Laurie Dachs, President and Vice Chair,
S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation