San Benito Resource Conservation District seeks to fill vacant board position

The district serves the rural, urban and suburban communities of San Benito County.

Information provided by the San Benito Resource Conservation District

The San Benito Resource Conservation District enables conservation on the ground by partnering with local agencies on a voluntary basis to take care of California’s land, water, soil, and other natural resources.

The San Benito Resource Conservation District (SBRCD) strives to be a relevant, excellent and visible district for natural resource conservation and agriculture on public and private lands. We are designed to evolve with the changing needs of people and the land, to ensure that San Benito County is home to thriving and resilient communities, landscapes and economies.

We serve the rural, urban and suburban communities of San Benito County and are made up of conservation professionals and local experts committed to making our county thrive.

RCDs are deeply rooted in California communities

RCDs were first founded after the Dust Bowl in the 1930s to provide federal and state funding and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers so that they could voluntarily conserve water, soil and habitat. wildlife on their land with the help of a local and neutral partner.

Spanning many generations, RCDs have maintained close ties with farmers and ranchers, but most have also evolved with the changing needs of diverse communities in California. Today, RCD projects and programs are different and our services often include habitat restoration, healthy forests, healthy soils, public education, landscape-scale conservation planning. , climate resilience and assistance to municipalities and the state in water use management and drought and fire preparedness.

SBRCD always works with its constituents on a voluntary basis – one of the main reasons we are seen as a trusted resource in our community.

Non-regulatory, trustworthy and publicly accountable

The SBRCD combines the accountability and transparency of a public body with the flexibility and non-regulatory approach of a non-profit organization. This allows us to adapt to the ever-changing needs of our community, build trusting relationships, and act as the crucial bridge that connects individuals with state and federal partners and programs.

The SBRCD currently has one director post to fill. If you are passionate about conservation and would like to help guide RCD, contact Camille Abreu-Woida, District Director at [email protected] 831-637-4360 ext 2339

Contact Camille Abreu-Woida, District Manager for all of your conservation needs.

[email protected] 831-637-4360 ext 2339

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