Sonoma Resource Conservation District


In the Press


Capturing Rainwater for Household Use

Russian River Watershed Association

By RCD Project Manager, Justin Bodell


Sonoma County on path to regulating groundwater supplies

Press Democrat: March 24, 2017

By Derek Moore


Baby salmon trickle back to Russian River waterways after a long absence

Press Democrat: March 15, 2017

By Steven Nett


Young coho salmon arrive at new home in Porter Creek

Press Democrat: November 22, 2016

By Guy Kovner


Sonoma Creek watershed conservation grants ease vineyard erosion

Press Democrat: June 20, 2016

By Guy Kovner


On-The-Ground Water Quality Improvements Funded for Sonoma Creek Vineyards by LandSmart® Program

PRESS RELEASE: June 1, 2016


Sonoma County snares $8 million to fight drought and climate change

Press Democrat: May 6, 2016

By Guy Kovner


Farming for the Future: Stories of Agriculture, Environment and Community

North Bay Business Journal Special Promotion: April 24, 2016


Sonoma County coalition awarded $8 million grant for water conservation work

Press Democrat: February 12, 2016

By Mary Callahan


Sonoma County Partners Secure $8 Million USDA Grant to Build Drought, Climate Change Resiliency

PRESS RELEASE: February 12, 2016


Rooftop rain collection helps rural Sonoma County residents and salmon

Press Democrat: December 28, 2015

By Guy Kovner


A Taste of Agricultural History for Sonoma County Youth

PRESS RELEASE: October 29, 2015


Sonoma RCD Accelerates Water Storage Projects in Critical Coho Salmon Watersheds

PRESS RELEASE: September 24, 2015


Sonoma-Marin Farm Bureau News RCD Article Sumbissions 2017

The Sonoma, Gold Ridge and Marin RCD's maintain a page in the monthly Sonoma- Marin Farm Bureau News, these are the articles we have submitted each month.


April Edition: Coming soon!


March Edition: Avoid Compaction, Increase Water Filtration


February Edition: Healthy Soils and Climate-Smart Vineyards: North Coast RCDs and Partners Receive CDFA Specialty Crop Block Grant for Climate Beneficial Practices on Vineyards


January Edition: Federal Rangeland Compost Field Trial Underway in Sonoma County




Profiles in Stewardship

Our “Profiles in Stewardship” articles are snapshots about local farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners that have participated in the RCD's programs and implemented conservation practices to protect the environment and natural resources that we all depend on.


June 27, 2016 Beretta Family Dairy, Laguna de Santa Rosa

April 28, 2015 Matorana Family Winery and Vineyards, Dry Creek