Sustainable Conservation Commends Governor's Floodwater Use Executive Order

Actions such as the Executive Order will help California's water supply system adapt to the realities of climate change, which will continue to bring heightened storm events, as well as more frequent and intense droughts.


A Watershed Moment: Realizing our Recharge Potential

Watch our latest webinar now! Dr. Daniel Mountjoy shared what the recent storms mean for groundwater recharge in 2023 and beyond, and how we can better prepare for future wet and dry times to ensure a safe and sustainable water future for California.


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“So much at stake”: Our Water Team on Opportunities, Hopes for the Future

We sat down with our water team to learn about what all this recent water means for our work, and their hopes for 2023.


Apply now for the 2023 CA Leopold Conservation Award!

Our farmers, ranchers and foresters can, and do, play a major role in stewarding our natural resources. Nominate a peer - or yourself! - with an outstanding conservation ethic today through July 18th.

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Persistence, Perseverance: Preparing for our Uncertain Climate Future

CEO Ashley Boren reflects on our critical watershed expansion and accelerating restoration work in 2022, and sets the stage for all that's to come in 2023.


A Wet Start to 2023: Rethinking Floods and Aquifer Recharge

Our current series of atmospheric rivers are wreaking havoc on the state and permeating our news cycle. Get in touch with us for all things water, recharge, flood and drought in California!


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