Author Archives: Sustainable Conservation

The Common Good: Working Together for a Secure Water Future Panel

Missed the live stream of our thought-leader panel, The Common Good: Working Together for a Secure Water Future? Click below to hear from diverse, expert perspectives on the various water issues stakeholders face in the San Joaquin Valley as we continue building constructive dialogue to keep California leading in comprehensive water stewardship.   Panel Speakers…

Recent Storms Fill Groundwater Recharge Basin Built by Public-Private Alliance

From construction to capture: Laguna Irrigation District recharge basin receiving flood flows for the first time. Photos by Scott Sills. Rain has returned to many parts of California, and we’re pleased to share an update on a multi-partner effort you may be familiar with: the Laguna Irrigation District dedicated groundwater recharge basin. An alliance of…

Sustainable Conservation Receives USDA Grant to Boost Clean Water for Dairies, Communities in Central Valley

We’re pleased to announce that the USDA awarded Sustainable Conservation a significant grant to support an innovative pilot project in partnership with the California dairy industry to boost clean water supplies for Central Valley communities. The Industry California is an agricultural powerhouse – the state’s dairy industry produces 20% of all milk consumed in the…

Congratulations to Lone Star Ranch, Recipient of the 2016 California Leopold Conservation Award®

Co-sponsored by Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation, the award honors extraordinary landowner achievement in the voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. Owned and operated by Mark and Dina Moore near Eureka, Lone Star Ranch models voluntary conservation practices that often exceed minimum regulatory obligations with extraordinary impact. This includes Dina’s close…