Water for Farms, Fish and People

Water for Farms, Fish and People                San Mateo County’s south coast has no snowpack, no large municipal reservoirs, and no State water project. It is a rural community that relies on local water supplies to meet its...

Butano Creek Reconnection Project

Butano Creek Reconnection Project            We are happy to report that this project has been completed as of Fall 2019! The creek runs free, migration is restored for native salmon, and the town of Pescadero will flood less. You may...

Repetto Farms Project

Repetto Farms Project We worked with flower, herb and berry farmer Dave Repetto over 4 years to improve irrigation efficiency and water storage at his San Gregorio farm. The result was better water security for Dave and protected streamflows in San Gregorio Creek for...

Carbon Farming

Carbon Farming                Carbon farming takes carbon from the atmosphere where it’s a harmful greenhouse gas and puts it into plants and soil where it’s helpful. Farmers act as climate heroes by reviving centuries-old...

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...