Evacuation Order for South Coast Communities

Several south coast communities are under evacuation orders due to an increased risk of potential debris flow in areas in, and around, the CZU Lightning Complex burn area from heavy rains. Visit smco.community.zonehaven.com to view the evacuation zones Temporary...

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...

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...

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...

CEQA Notice of Exemption for Mindego Creek Fish Passage Project

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD), as Lead Agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), issued a Notice of Exemption for the Mindego Creek Fish Passage Project. This project is exempt under CEQA according to Class 33, Section 15333:...

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...