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With a team of scientists and other dedicated professionals, the Department of Conservation administers a variety of programs vital to California's public safety, environment and economy. The services DOC provides are designed to balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering the wise use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources.



SMIP -- Data Equals Safetyhttp://facebook.com/calconservation/photos/pcb.1051386341678120/1051385861678168/?type=3&theater, DOC Program Knows What's Shakin'The CA Geological Survey's Strong Motion Instrumentation Program (SMIP) installs seismic monitors around the state to gather data that helps make CA infrastructure safer in an earthquake. Recently, SMIP instrumented Office of Emergency Services HQ.2018-05-18T07:00:00ZSMIP -- Data Equals Safety
DOC Offices Closed on Memorial Dayhttp://calhr.ca.gov/employees/pages/state-holidays.aspx, Memorial Day is May 28The State of California will observe the Memorial Day holiday on May 28. All of DOC's office around the state will be closed2018-05-11T07:00:00ZDOC Offices Closed on Memorial Day
Get Help With Ag Easement Applicationshttp://conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/SALCP/Documents/2017-18%20Application%20Materials/SALC%20Pre-proposal%20webinar_website.pdf, Help With Easement ApplicationsThe pre-proposal deadline for the next round of Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Program agricultural conservation easement applications is May 22. The May 2 Technical Assistance Workshop PowerPoint is available to potential applicants.2018-05-11T07:00:00ZGet Help With Ag Easement Applications



Underground Injection Control Advisory Panel to Meethttp://resources.ca.gov/sb-4-sb-83-implementation/sb-83-independent-review-panel-for-the-department-of-conservations-underground-injection-control-program/, Oil & Gas Advisory Panel Meets May 29The State is reforming its oversight of oil and gas production. The first meeting of the Underground Injection Control Advisory is 1-4 p.m. May 29 at 1416 Ninth Street in Sacramento. 2018-04-30T07:00:00ZUnderground Injection Control Advisory Panel to Meet
No SMGB Meeting in Mayhttp://conservation.ca.gov/smgb/agendas/Pages/2018-Meeting-Schedule.aspx, May SMGB Meeting is CancelledThe State Mining and Geology Board will not conduct a monthly public meeting in May. The next meeting will be June 14, in a location to be determined. An agenda will be published on May 30.2018-04-16T07:00:00ZNo SMGB Meeting in May



SALC Funding Available for Ag Land Conservationhttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Documents/2018-03%20SALC%20invites%20applications%20for%20project%20funding.pdf, SALC invites applications for 2018 project fundingDOC and the Strategic Growth Council announced that funding is available for projects that protect agricultural land and reduce greenhouse gases for the fourth consecutive year. 2018-05-01T07:00:00ZSALC Funding Available for Ag Land Conservation
State Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety Violationshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-02%20DOGGR%20fines%20Greka.pdf, State Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety ViolationsDOGGR issued fine for major safety violations related to operation of the Richfield oil field in Orange County.2018-04-11T07:00:00ZState Oil Regulators Fine Southern California Company $12.5 Million for False Reporting, Safety Violations
New Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard Zoneshttp://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/Documents/2018-01%20New%20Web%20Interface%20Will%20Help%20Public%20Find%20Seismic%20Hazard%20Zones.pdf, New Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard ZonesCalifornia Geological Survey unveils EQ Zapp - an online map that allows anyone with a computer, tablet or smartphone to check whether a property is in an earthquake hazard zone.2018-03-21T07:00:00ZNew Web Interface Will Help Public Find Seismic Hazard Zones



This Week's CA Earthquakeshttp://scedc.caltech.edu/recent/, Recent Earthquakes in California and NevadaThis site shows the location and size of earthquakes in the last week.2016-05-31T07:00:00ZThis Week's CA Earthquakes
Preparing for an Earthquakehttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/Earthquakes/Pages/qh_earthquakes_what.aspx, Preparing for an EarthquakeDo you know what to do before, during, and after an earthquake?2016-05-31T07:00:00ZPreparing for an Earthquake
All About Earthquakeshttp://conservation.ca.gov/index/Earthquakes/Pages/earthquakes.aspx, All About EarthquakesDo you know what causes an earthquake and why California has so many of them?2016-05-31T07:00:00ZAll About Earthquakes