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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.

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Water bonds have you doing a double-take?

On June 5th, Californians will vote on the first of two multi-billion-dollar water-related bonds slated for 2018. We tapped our veteran Policy Director, Stacey Sullivan, to provide insight on the choices before us.

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Strawberry Fields Forever?

California’s fresh produce nourishes the nation. Read more about how we’re connecting farmers with environmental solutions to protect water and keep their farms fruitful.

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Building Tools for Managing California's Water

Sustainable Conservation and Earth Genome's innovative app helps water managers build sustainable water future.

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Celebrating a Farming Family's Legacy of Stewardship

Congratulations to C. Jeff Thomson, International for their work to protect and enhance California's land, water and wildlife.

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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!

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"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

Maximizing the impact of donations, providing financial transparency

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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