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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the California Department of Conservation

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.




New DOC Maps Website Available, new geospatial data and map website consolidates DOC’s prolific collection of GIS mapping data into one interactive portal.2017-03-06T08:00:00ZNew DOC Maps Website Available
Tsunami Awareness, Tsunami Preparedness Week is March 27-31. Please click the link and see if you are impacted by tsunami hazards where you live, work, or vacation along the coast.2017-03-15T07:00:00ZTsunami Awareness
RCD Funding Available, announces that $2.2 million in funding is available to support California Resource Conservation Districts. Applications are due by March 28.2017-03-01T08:00:00ZRCD Funding Available



April SMGB Meeting Set, next regular business meeting of the State Mining & Geology Board is scheduled April 13 in Sacramento. ​​ The agenda will be published March 29.2017-03-24T07:00:00ZApril SMGB Meeting Set
Comment on Aquifer Exemption Proposals, is accepting written comments on two Kern County aquifer exemption proposals -- Jasmin and Kern Front -- through April 19. A public meeting will be held in Bakersfield.2017-03-20T07:00:00ZComment on Aquifer Exemption Proposals



Aquifer Exemptions Approved, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved aquifer exemption applications for three Kern County oil fields.2017-02-10T08:00:00ZAquifer Exemptions Approved
Aliso Canyon Safety Review, regulators have completed a safety review of the Aliso Canyon storage facility.2017-01-17T08:00:00ZAliso Canyon Safety Review
New L.A. Earthquake Fault Zone Maps, California Geological Survey (CGS) has released three preliminary Earthquake Fault Zone maps that could impact future development in the greater Los Angeles area.2016-12-16T08:00:00ZNew L.A. Earthquake Fault Zone Maps



This Week's CA Earthquakes, Recent Earthquakes in California and NevadaThis site shows the location and size of earthquakes in the last week.This Week's CA Earthquakes
Preparing for an Earthquake, Preparing for an EarthquakeDo you know what to do before, during, and after an earthquake?Preparing for an Earthquake
All About Earthquakes, All About EarthquakesDo you know what causes an earthquake and why California has so many of them?All About Earthquakes