Dedicated to the locally-led long-term sustainable conservation and stewardship of natural resources and agriculture in Lake County, California.

Your Local Partner in Conservation

We collaborate with various stakeholders to promote and support locally-led natural resources conservation efforts.

Protecting Our Watersheds

We collaborate with various agencies to develop and implement projects aimed at protecting our watersheds.

Supporting Forestry and Fire Resiliency

We collaborate with private landowners to develop projects aimed at safeguarding Lake County’s forests and creating fire resiliency.


Lake County RCD is a non-regulatory agency formed in 2016 after the consolidation of both the West and East Lake RCDs. The geographical sphere of influence spans all 1,256 square miles of Lake County. Our organizational mission is to promote the locally-led sustainable conservation of natural resources and agriculture in Lake County. We provide technical assistance to local landowners to support their conservation efforts through a variety of grant programs.


Our organization is tasked with promoting and facilitating the sustainable conservation and use of natural resources and agriculture across Lake County. We play a crucial role in natural resources management, wildfire resiliency and forest stewardship by facilitating a number of programs including the Environmental Quality and Incentives Program and the Lake County Fire Safe Council’s Defensible Space Program.

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Stay in Touch

Please reach out via email or phone and let us know what we can do to better serve Lake County residents.

Board meetings

Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month and the public is welcome to attend virtually or in person.


Lake County RCD is currently managing several natural resources projects and continuously seek additional opportunities.