Announcements

Volunteer for Water!

Download the flyer here: First Rain Flyer An unprecedented fire season has everyone hoping for rain. But what happens to water quality when those rains finally come? The First Rain project seeks volunteers to help answer this important question. The...

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Neighborhood Chipper Program Coming to El Granada

Download the event flyer here: http://www.sanmateorcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Flyer_chipping_ElGranada.pdf   2020 Fire Season is NOT Over Yet You Cut and Stack, We'll Do the Rest!   Getting Started Defend your home from wildfire by creating defensible...

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Job Opportunity: Seasonal Botanist, Vegetation Map Project

PDF: Job Opportunity - Seasonal Botanist - Santa Cruz / Santa Clara Countywide Vegetation Map Project BACKGROUND The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is a special district that acts as a focal point for local conservation efforts on private and public...

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Dark Gulch

Summer 2020: The repair of Dark Gulch creek crossing on Old Haul Road in Pescadero Creek County Park is underway! Project Overview (Presented to RCD Board 3/26/20) Dark Gulch Project Photo Gallery & Videos Weekly Construction Updates (pdf) Links to San Mateo...

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In Solidarity, In Service

The San Mateo RCD stands in solidarity with the Black community against systemic racism and injustice.  Racism and inequality are antithetical to our mission to help people - all people - help the land. We are committed to solidarity and to supporting Black...

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Open Edible Gardens Virtual Tour

Community gardens and urban farms are special hubs where communities can bloom. They act as a source of healthy, fresh food for urban residents as well as an opportunity for people to connect and spend time in nature. As part of our ongoing Urban Agriculture program,...

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Covid-19 Field Protocol

During the current global pandemic, our lives are changing day-by-day as new information comes to light. The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is dedicated to the health and safety of our community, workers, and the environment. To ensure the health and...

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Request for Bids: Slender False Brome Program

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District seeks an outstanding team of professionals to implement integrated pest management projects, including control of slender false brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum) and hanging sedge (Carex pendula) throughout San Mateo County,...

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Healthy Soils Grant Assistance Available

 The California Department of Food and Agriculture's Healthy Soils grant program is now open. The San Mateo RCD provides free assistance. We can tell you more about the program, scope your project ideas, assist you with your application and help you with...

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2019 First Flush Results

The results from our water quality sampling of the first big rain of the season -"First Flush"- are finally here! This is an important citizen science program where trained volunteers collect water samples at outfall pipes and creek mouths during the first big rain of...

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Request for Qualifications: Creek Habitat Enhancement

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks contractors to support the RCD’s creek habitat enhancement projects throughout San Mateo County. The overall goals of the program include restoring fish passage by removing barriers, increasing creek complexity...

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Postponed: Open Gardens

Join the San Mateo RCD for a self-guided tour of San Mateo County's Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens! Visit any of the following locations where you can find free refreshments, site tours, and opportunities to get your hands into the soil. When: April 4th,...

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