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WEBINAR: A Watershed Approach to Drought, Fires, and Flood

Our panelists will share their expertise on river restoration, sustainable groundwater management, and indigenous ecological knowledge and practices as they explore how nature-based solutions can boost California’s climate resilience.


RECAP: A Restored California is a Resilient California

Read our recap of how our panel of experts explored how we can work with nature through habitat restoration to build climate resilience, and highlighted projects incorporating various restoration methods in different ecosystems around the state.


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!


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.


Collective Momentum

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


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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Paul Sousa, Environmental Services Director Western United Dairymen

"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, Owner of Sierra Orchards Former President, CA State Board of Food & Agriculture

“From a growing population that’s stretching limited resources to a changing climate, California faces some big challenges. We’re lucky to have such a results-driven leader in Sustainable Conservation.”

Karen Buhr, Executive Director CA Association of Resource Conservation Districts

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.”

— Lauren B. Dachs, President and Founder,
Laural Foundation