Volunteer with the EMRCD!  Volunteers can participate in a wide variety of activities to create a healthy Lower Merced River ecosystem.


Your work will be a great blend of community service, outdoor activity, conservation, physical exercise and camaraderie set in the beauty of the Lower Merced River Corridor.


Here are some of our activities:

  • Invasive Plant Survey

  • School Field Trips

  • Landowner Workshops

  • River Cleanup

  • Kayak River Trips

  • Kayak Instructor Training

  • Streamlined Permitting Workgroup 

  • Clean Water Team


Join our efforts today!  Complete the online registration and waiver forms by contacting us. 

Welcome to the EMRCD!
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The EMRCD is a not-for-profit, special district 170(c)(1), that solely operates on donations, grants, contracts and special fundraising events. It is governed by a Board of Directors, and quality staff, to ensure all community-based efforts help Merced County.


In accordance with California SB 272, the EMRCD provides a list of “enterprise” systems that are used across multiple departments or that contain information collected about the public and are systems that serve as original sources of data within an agency. The enterprise catalog can be viewed by clicking here.

© 2017 by East Merced Resource Conservation District 

Address: 2926 G. Street Merced, CA 95340