Announcements

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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Barbara Kossy Named President of Resource Conservation District

Barbara Kossy of Moss Beach, California, will chair her first meeting as President of the San Mateo RCD on February 20. Kossy has served on the board of the RCD for more than 11 years and is the first woman to chair the district in its 80+ year history. “I’m committed...

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Request for Bids: Dark Gulch Crossing Stabilization Project

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) invites contractors to bid on the Old Haul Road Dark Gulch Crossing Stabilization Project (Project) located in Pescadero Creek County Park, in San Mateo County, CA. The project will stabilize a failing crossing on Old...

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Request for Qualifications: Forest Health & Fire Resiliency

Download the complete RFQ here. The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is seeking contractors to support the RCD’s Forest Health and Fire Resiliency (FHFR) Program which includes forest management and fuel reduction projects throughout San Mateo County,...

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Alpine Creek Fish Passage Project Complete!

As of Fall 2019, the RCD has completed the Alpine Creek Fish Passage project in the San Gregorio watershed! This project restores three miles of habitat for fish like steelhead and coho salmon by modifying a culvert, removing a fish ladder and failing weirs, and...

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Invasive Species Alert!

We are sad to report that the highly invasive species New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) has been found in Pescadero Creek. This snail has been linked to the displacement of food sources critical to threatened and endangered salmonids that call the...

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First Flush Volunteer Training – September 10th 2019

First Flush Volunteer Training is Tuesday, September 10th at the RCD office, located at 80 Stone Pine Rd. Suite 100 in Half Moon Bay. For more information or to RSVP contact noah@sanmateoRCD.org or call (650) 712-7765 x 119.  More information about our water quality...

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Request for Bids: Loma Mar Water Tank Installation

Download the full RFB here. The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is searching for an outstanding Contractor to install four 4999k gallon water tanks in the town of Loma Mar, CA. The project goal is to improve water security for the community and instream...

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Breaking Ground: Alpine Creek Fish Passage

This summer, we’re breaking ground to address fish passage and habitat on Alpine Creek in La Honda. A culvert and old, non-functional fish ladder limit movement of aquatic wildlife. This project, funded by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries...

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Join us for the Blue Circle Community Forum May 29th!

Non-GMO, organic, cage free, free range, grassfed, local, natural… what does it all mean?  Come to the RCD’s next Blue Circle for a discussion with drinks and refreshments. The topic is: What is Organic? Know your labels. Know your local. Presenters will be: Adria...

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