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Celebrating 25 Years of Big Wins for California’s Environment, People

Since 1993, we’ve united Californians – farmers, industry, government and conservationists – like no other to protect the state’s land, air and water. Common ground is more vital than ever, so join us in building powerful alliances for a thriving California.


Watershed Moment for Newsom Administration

A new administration means new opportunities to work toward clean, safe water for all Californians, and we'll be right there to help meet the challenge.


A Quarter-Century Strong

Our 25th year’s given us a lot to celebrate, not least of which are our wonderful donors and partners. Read more about the dedicated people whose environmental ethos permeates everything they do, and learn about why they choose to support Sustainable Conservation.


Thrive California Fall 2018

In the 1990s, “sustainable” wasn’t the buzzword it is today. Take a tour of the history you created with us in the 25th anniversary issue of our newsletter.


2018 CA Leopold Conservation Award: Lundberg Family Farms

Congratulations to Lundberg Family Farms for decades of pioneering stewardship so working lands and wildlife can flourish, together.


Support our Work

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 is a standout among its peers for taking the time to understand the issues farmers face, crafting solutions which benefit everyone and endure over the long-haul.”

Paul Sousa, Environmental Services Director Western United Dairymen

"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

Maximizing the impact of donations, providing financial transparency

Charity Navigator badgeWe consistently receive top honors from the country’s premier charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, for our financial strength, excellent governance, and ability to maximize the impact of donations. Learn about our finances here.

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