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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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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
Watershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsWatershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsThe public comment period for the draft Solicitation and Application for 2020 Sustainable Groundwater Management Watershed Coordinator Program Grants is open until 11:59 p.m. April 30​.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1342020-04-13T21:00:00Z
Funding Available for Ag Land ConservationFunding Available for Ag Land ConservationIn its sixth year, cap-and-trade funded SALC Program requests grant applications to protect agricultural land and support infill development; pre-proposals due by April 30.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-2020-Funding-Available-for-Ag-Land-Conservation.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-2020-Funding-Available-for-Ag-Land-Conservation.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1292020-03-02T21:00:00Z
Public Comment Period Open for Watershed Restoration and Conservation GrantsPublic Comment Period Open for Watershed Restoration and Conservation Grants$8,500,000 in bond funding is available to resource conservation districts through solicitation for watershed restoration projects and conservation projects on agricultural lands. Public comments will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on April 01, 2020.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=62020-03-02T18:00:00Z