30 Years of Sustainable Conservation

Watch our new video and celebrate three decades of what makes Sustainable Conservation successful - and special!


Become a California Conservationist Today!

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Fall Newsletter: A Watershed Moment

Read the Fall Newsletter to learn about our new Watershed Moment Campaign. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re bringing our programs together to connect floodplain restoration to groundwater replenishment, soil health to water quality, and salmon habitat to human health.


A Watershed Moment Interview Series: Turlock Grower Christine Gemperle

Christine Gemperle is a second-generation almond grower and a passionate advocate for sustainable agriculture. Check out our interview with her to kick off our fall Watershed Moment Interview Series!


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.


Restoration Round-Up: Kopta Slough Multi-Benefit Project

Blog feature on the work by DWR, the Nature Conservancy, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Tehama County, and others to remove 5,600 feet of artificial revetment along the Sacramento River and to restore and reconnect 176 acres of land on the Kopta Slough Property to native floodplain habitat.


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.


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