Sustainable Conservation Accelerates California Restoration Projects with the Launch of its New Website

Sustainable Conservation is proud to announce the launch of an innovative new website to increase the capacity and speed of restoration efforts for our waterways and imperiled species.


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Solutions in our Soil: A New Healthy Soils Program at Sustainable Conservation

Join us today as we launch our exciting new soil health initiative - from the Central Coast to the San Joaquin Valley, there's so much more we can do to boost our water resources!


Restoration Round-Up: Kern Plateau

Blog feature on the work by Trout Unlimited, U.S. Forest Service and others to restore mountain meadow and stream habitat restoration on Kern Plateau. The project will benefit the high-elevation ecosystem through habitat protection, water retention, and fire risk reduction, while reducing downstream flood risk for communities and improving visitor experience on the public land.


Sustainable Conservation Releases Spanish Translations of Key Water Quality and Recharge How-Tos

By providing translations, Sustainable Conservation ensures that Spanish-speaking communities, who may be disproportionately affected by water quality issues, can also benefit from the knowledge and practices outlined in our on-farm recharge guidance.


2022 Annual Report

Thank you for supporting Sustainable Conservation in 2022! California’s climate resilience is critical, and we’re grateful for your generosity and steadfast support as we build a more sustainable water future for our state.


California Cuts the Green Tape

CEO Ashley Boren, Secretary Crowfoot, and State Water Board Chair Joaquin Esquivel talk about a big win for restoration in California (***featuring a special message from Governor Newsom***).


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