The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County protects, conserves, and restores natural resources through education, information, and technical assistance programs
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RCD By the Numbers

Supporting San Diego County and its residents, year in and year out, since 1941. Recent efforts include:


Students educated about caring for our watershed


Conservation Scholarships awarded to high school seniors (117 scholarships since 1989)


Homes protected from fire risk


Visitors to the pollinator habitat at San Diego County Fair

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What’s New

High school conservationists in action!

The RCD recently started a new program for high schools students called SLEWS (Student and Landowner Education and Watershed Stewardship). This program, developed by the Center for Land-Based Learning, brings students into the field to participate in real-world...

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Creek to Bay Garden Cleanup

Join us on Saturday, April 27 to enhance and beautify the community garden with I Love a Clean San Diego! We will be hosting a Creek to Bay garden cleanup at our Tijuana River Valley Community Garden. You will have the opportunity to work with gardeners on different...

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Conservation Scholarship

The RCD Conservation Scholarship is an annual scholarship program for graduating high school seniors pursuing further education in the fields of resource conservation, environmental sciences, biology or agriculture. Up to seven scholarships of $1,000 are awarded each...

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