Announcements

Job Opportunity: Conservation Project Manager

A PDF of this posting is available here. BACKGROUNDLocated in beautiful coastal San Mateo County, the San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks to fill a full-time position for a Conservation Project Manager to join the team working to enhance habitat and...

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Request for Proposals: Madonna Creek Fish Passage Phase I

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks a qualified contractor for the Madonna Creek Fish Passage Project Phase I (project). The project will assess Madonna Creek Ranch for fish passage feasibility and habitat restoration opportunities to benefit...

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Ten Thousand Salmon Swim Free

Click the video above to see the moment coho salmon swim free in Pescadero Creek! Also check out this photo album of the experience. We partnered with NOAA Fisheries, the Monterey Bay Salmon & Trout Project, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to...

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Neighborhood Chipper Program Coming to La Honda

Download the event flyer here: http://www.sanmateorcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/LaHonda_Flyer_2020-11-5.pdf   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! SIGN UP HERE!   2020 Fire Season is NOT Over Yet You Cut and Stack, We'll Do the Rest!  Getting Started Defend your...

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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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