Frank Dennis Boren, 1934-2022

Sustainable Conservation co-founder Frank Boren died at home peacefully with his daughters at his side on May 25, 2022. He was 88.


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A Watershed Moment: Aysha Massell on Floodplains, Recharge, and Collaboration for the Future

As we expand our Merced River Watershed study to four additional watersheds in the San Joaquin Valley, we checked in with Water for the Future Program Director Aysha Massell to learn more about why the project is so critical for California’s water and people


A Watershed Moment: Scaling Integrated Water Management

We talked to our entire water team about why our DWR-backed watershed expansion is a watershed moment for Sustainable Conservation, and for California


A Watershed Moment: Kate Ridgway on Curiosity and Environmental Ethos

Donor and Los Angeles native Kate Ridgway has been starstruck since she was five years old. Learn about her passion for nature, and why she supports Sustainable Conservation


Securing California’s Water Future: A Decade of Aquifer Recharge

We're celebrating 10 years of groundwater recharge work - from farmer pilots to Flood-MAR - and reflecting on what this work means to us.


2022 Leopold Conservation Award Nominations Open

Know a dedicated farmer, rancher or forester whose conservation ethic is second to none? Nominate them for the 2022 Leopold Conservation Award!


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