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Division of Land Resource Protection​

​​​​​​​​​​​California has some of the most productive farmland and diverse open spaces in the world. The Division of Land Resource Protection (DLRP) works with landowners, local governments, and researchers to conserve these important natural resources.​

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Funding Opportunity UpdatesFunding Opportunity UpdatesUpdates about grant and easement funding opportunities
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Project ProfilesProject ProfilesRecent successes achieved through program funding
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Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MSustainable Agricultural Land Conservation (SALC) Program Awards $65MThe Strategic Growth Council approved the seventh round of SALC grants, a program implemented with DOC support. Round 7 will fund 19 projects to permanently conserve agricultural land and three grants to help communities with land-use planning.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1852021-11-17T17:40:00Z
DOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsDOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsIn the spirit of reinforcing California's natural resource conservation efforts, a longstanding State program that keeps millions of acres in agricultural use or open space has been streamlined by legislation just signed by Governor Newsom.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1792021-10-15T17:15:00Z
Meet A Grant Manager Working to Restore California’s Riparian HabitatMeet A Grant Manager Working to Restore California’s Riparian HabitatMeet David Dodds, grant manager and guidelines developer for the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation and Working Lands and Riparian Corridors programs.https://calconservation.blog/2021/06/25/meet-a-grant-manager-working-to-restore-californias-riparian-habitat/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/06/25/meet-a-grant-manager-working-to-restore-californias-riparian-habitat/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1712021-06-25T17:00:00Z
State Invites Applications for Projects to Protect Agricultural Lands ForeverState Invites Applications for Projects to Protect Agricultural Lands ForeverThe California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) seeks applications for round 7 of the cap-and-trade funded Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program, which limits sprawl, strengthens the agricultural economy, and helps California meet its climate change goals.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Invites-Applications-Projects-Protect-Ag-Lands-Forever-Reduce-Emissions.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Invites-Applications-Projects-Protect-Ag-Lands-Forever-Reduce-Emissions.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1642021-04-30T16:00:00Z
We’re Listening: Sessions on Racial Equity and Ag Land ConservationWe’re Listening: Sessions on Racial Equity and Ag Land ConservationStarting April 20, our Division of Land Resource Protection and the California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) are hosting online listening sessions to gather feedback and ideas from the public regarding equity components of the Sustainable Agriculture Lands Conservation Program (SALC).https://calconservation.blog/2021/04/19/were-listening-sessions-on-racial-equity-and-ag-land-conservation/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/04/19/were-listening-sessions-on-racial-equity-and-ag-land-conservation/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1632021-04-20T02:45:00Z
Funding Available for Riparian Corridor Restoration and Conservation GrantsFunding Available for Riparian Corridor Restoration and Conservation GrantsThe Department of Conservation is pleased to announce $8.5 million in grant funding is available to Resource Conservation Districts for riparian corridor restoration and conservation grants. Applications are due July 15. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Working-Lands-and-Riparian-Corridors-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Working-Lands-and-Riparian-Corridors-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=82020-05-04T23:00:00Z