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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San Diego Successes in Carbon Farming

San Diego Successes in Carbon Farming

This event is the second farmer/rancher outreach opportunity for local farmers and ranchers to observe our local successes to boost carbon sequestration, soil moisture, and plant yields. Thanks to our CDFA Demonstration Project Grant, our head farmer Gregg will talk...

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Two internship opportunities at the RCD!

We are looking for interns to help us with our environmental education and community garden programs! The Environmental Educator Internship will focus on our Watershed Education Program delivered in partnership with the San Diego Unified Port District. The program...

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High school conservationists in action!

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

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

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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Free Plant Giveaway

Free Plant Giveaway

On Thursday, March 14th, 2019 we will be hosting our 9th annual Plant Giveaway! The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, in partnership with Altman Plants and the Plumeria Society of San Diego, is offering free veggie and herb seedlings for...

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Soil Shindig – 1 month away!

Soil Shindig – 1 month away!

The 4th annual Soil Shindig is just one month away and we're getting really excited! This free event on November 17, celebrates soil as one of our most precious natural resources. Participants can engage in workshops, farm tours, trail walks, kids activities, vendor...

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