2021 tested us, but we met these challenges together. Because of you, we kept working to safeguard California’s most precious natural resources for all.


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Collective Momentum

Read about 2021 milestones you helped make possible in our latest newsletter.


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.


Witcher Creek Ranch Receives 2021 CA Leopold Conservation Award

Marie & Glenn Nader work hard every day to restore the land under their care - read more about their amazing conservation ethic, and why they're our 2021 LCA recipients!


Habitat and Restoration Enhancement Act RENEWED!

Last year, we celebrated the 5-year anniversary of the Habitat and Restoration Enhancement Act (HREA.) This year, we’re thrilled to announce that Governor Newsom signed SB 716 (McGuire) to extend HREA until 2027!


Protecting Groundwater Quality While Practicing On-Farm Recharge

Over 600,000 Californians rely on nitrate-contaminated public supply wells for their household water needs. Check out our new resources to help you center water quality as you practice on-farm recharge!


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