Carbon Farming

Carbon Farming                Agriculture has significant potential to help reverse climate change through practices that pull carbon from the atmosphere and store it in soils and plants, called carbon sequestration....

Integrated Watershed Restoration Program

Integrated Watershed Restoration Program         IWRP facilitates high priority conservation projects through coordination of resource agencies with funding and permitting authorities. It helps these state, federal and local agencies meet their...

Biochar Field Trials

Biochar Field Trials        The RCD conducted field trials at a local Brussels sprouts farm on the San Mateo coast to monitor the effects of biochar on soil health, nutrient retention (e.g. nitrate leaching), carbon sequestration, and crop yield....

100 Ponds Project

100 Ponds Project            Water availability is and will be one of the most significant forces shaping the future of agriculture and the environment in California. In San Mateo County, we have the opportunity to offer solutions and...