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Partnerships and Collaborations are an integral part of our work and accomplishments. Through alliances with landowners, land managers, agricultural producers, public agencies, non-profit organizations, and donors, we are able to accomplish resource conservation across the valley.

We wish to acknowledge and thank our partners for their financial, technical, informational, and inspirational contributions to the management and improvement of the SJV environment. We also want to thank the private landowners and land managers for their continued involvement and trust.

our partnerships and opportunities are always growing. contact us to find out how you can be apart of RCD's work 

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American Farmland Trust
American Farmland Trust is an organization in the United States that works to protect and conserve farmland.
American Waterworks Association
Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water
Cal Trout
Our roots at CalTrout are among passionate anglers concerned with the threats facing our state’s unique and awe-inspiring wild fisheries.
California Climate and Agriculture Network
CalCAN seeks a widespread transition to sustainable and organic agricultural systems that are increasingly resilient, environmentally sound and healthy, and that provide climate benefits, protect our natural resources, sustain our food security, provide for economically vibrant agricultural communities, and maintain our finite agricultural lands.
California Department of Conservation
The California Department of Conservation is a department within the government of California, belonging to the California Natural Resources Agency.
California Farm Bureau Federation
California Farm Bureau Federation is a nonprofit organization of farmers and ranchers consisting of county Farm Bureaus from nearly every county in California, established in 1919 to work for the betterment of family farmers and ranchers in California.
California Farmland Trust
The mission of the California Farmland Trust is to help farmers protect the best farmland in the world.
California Irrigation Institute
The oldest independent forum on irrigation and water in California.
California Resource Conservation Districts
In support of thriving local communities, landscapes, and economies, we work with Resource Conservation Districts, state and federal agencies, policy makers, and individuals to ensure the resilience and health of California's water, soil, wildlife habitat, and other natural resources — today and for generations to come.
Carbon Cycle Institute
CCI works to advance carbon cycle solutions
Center for Land Based Learning
Our Mission is to inspire, educate, and cultivate future generations of farmers, agricultural leaders and natural resource stewards.
East Stanislaus RCD
The East Stanislaus RCD provides local resource conservation for more than 984 square miles east of the San Joaquin River.
Madera-Chowchilla RCD
The Madera/Chowchilla Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) aims to provide landowners and managers with educational materials to help manage their property’s resources. Our organization was designed to evolve with the changing needs of the people and land, to ensure the Madera – Chowchilla area is home to thriving and resilient communities, landscapes, and economies.
Mariposa County RCD
The mission of the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District is to encourage and facilitate cooperative solutions to local resources conservation issues and problems.
Merced Agriculture Commissioner
Merced College
Merced Fly Fishing Club
Merced Fly Fishing Club is dedicated to the preservation and sport of our fishing waters.
Natural Resource Conservation Service
Data on our Nation’s natural resources and technical tools are delivered from NRCS National Centers.
Salmonid Restoration Federation
The mission of Salmonid Restoration Federation (SRF) is to promote restoration and stewardship of California’s native salmon, steelhead, and trout populations and their habitat.
Sierra RCD
We’re working to meet the present and future natural resource needs of the local land user.
State Water Resource Control Board
The State Water Board’s mission is to preserve, enhance and restore the quality of California’s water resources, and ensure their proper allocation and efficient use for the benefit of present and future generations
Stillwater Sciences
An environmental engineering company offering watershed assessment, environmental planning, floodplain protection, urban stream management and more.
The Great Valley Center
The American Leadership Forum – Great Valley Chapter (ALF) promotes collaborative networks of diverse leaders who initiate ideas and action for the vitality of the Central Valley of California
University of California Cooperative Extension
Across California, the University of California's Cooperative Extension offices are problem-solving centers—the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research
University of California Merced
Upper Merced Watershed Council
The current focus of the Upper Merced River Watershed Council includes trails along the Merced Wild and Scenic River, monitoring water quality and any threats to the river’s Wild and Scenic Status and therefore public access to the river.
Valley Land Alliance
Our Mission is to Educate and Build Alliances to protect our uniquely productive California Central Valley Farmland.
Vollmar Natural Lands Consulting
Vollmar Natural Lands Consulting, Inc. (VNLC) is a natural resources consulting and research company providing expertise on the technical and regulatory aspects of natural resource assessment, impact analysis, mitigation, conservation, restoration, and land stewardship.
Water Education Foundation
Facing the challenges of sustainably managing and sharing water — our most precious natural resource — requires collaboration, education and outreach. The Water Education Foundation, an impartial nonprofit that was founded in 1977, has put water resource issues in California and the West in context to inspire a deep understanding of and appreciation for water.
Weed Management Areas
A Weed Management Area (WMA) is a local organization that brings together landowners and managers (private, city, county, state, and federal) in a county, multi-county, or other geographical area for the purpose of coordinating and combining action and expertise in combating common invasive weed species.
Wildlife Conservation Board
The Wildlife Conservation Board protects, restores and enhances California's spectacular natural resources for wildlife and for the public's use and enjoyment.
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