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 OpportunitiesFunding OpportunitiesUpdates about grant and easement funding opportunities
Outreach MaterialsOutreach MaterialsEducational and outreach materials related to DLRP programs
Recent Reports and PublicationsRecent Reports and PublicationsAccess DLRP reports and publications
Project ProfilesProject ProfilesSome notable project successes achieved through program funding



Watershed Coordinator Grant Guidelines IssuedThe Department of Conservation has released final guidelines for its Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Program. Applications for nearly $2 million will be accepted through February 15. The program’s goal: to address local needs in improving forest health. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspx2018-12-07T23:40:00Z
Keali'i Bright to Lead Division of Land Resource ProtectionKeali’i Bright brings an extensive background in California natural resources and environmental policy development to DOC as assistant director of our land resource protection division.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/kealiibright-to-lead-dlrp.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/kealiibright-to-lead-dlrp.aspx2018-12-03T17:00:00Z
SALC Program Awards $48 Million for Ag EasementsCap-and-trade funded program will conserve approximately 10,721 acres of high-value and productive agricultural land through 17 easements in 13 counties. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-Conserves-More-Ag-Land-for-Climate-Benefits.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-Conserves-More-Ag-Land-for-Climate-Benefits.aspx2018-11-28T22:00:00Z
Transformative Climate Communities Grants AvailableGrants that empower the communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to enact transformational change are now available, DOC and the Strategic Growth Council announced.http://sgc.ca.gov/news/2018/08-15.html, TCC Funding to Improve Communities2018-08-17T07:00:00Z
September 1 Deadline for Ag Easement Funds About ​​​$1.3 million in funding is available for agricultural conservation easement acquisitions under ​​the California Farmland Conservancy Program. The application deadline is September 1.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/cfcp, Deadline for CFCP Funding is September 12018-08-06T07:00:00Z