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

Exciting Change for the RCD!

The Resource Conservation District is happy to announce that we will begin collaborating with Wild Willow Farm and Education Center! For years the RCD and WWF have been working side by side to bring you the Soil Shindig and various projects in the Tijuana River...

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Speak-Off Competition

Every year, the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) hosts a competition for high school students who want to speak out about conservation. Students first compete at the regional level, with the top speaker advancing to the state...

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Sweetwater Community Garden – opening in August!

A new community garden will be opening in Bonita in August 2019! The garden is located in the Sweetwater Regional Park at the Pinery site on the corner of Bonita Road and Sweetwater Road. The RCD will be managing the garden through an agreement with the County of San...

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