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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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Land Repurposing Program Round 2 Guidelines Now AvailableLand Repurposing Program Round 2 Guidelines Now AvailableRound 2 Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program (MLRP) Draft Guidelines are available for public comment until December 30. The MLRP program funds groundwater sustainability projects that reduce groundwater use, repurpose irrigated agricultral land, and provide wildlife habitat. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Multibenefit-Land-Repurposing-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2142022-11-28T20:00:00Z
Williamson Act Program Now Hosting Open Office HoursWilliamson Act Program Now Hosting Open Office HoursPlease join the Williamson Act team for technical assistance during new virtual open hours, hosted the third Thursday of every month. The first session kicks off October 20 from11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Learn more and sign up here.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/wa/Pages/Index.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/dlrp/wa/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=92022-10-14T00:00:00Z
Final Grant Guidelines Released for Regional Forest & Fire Capacity ProgramFinal Grant Guidelines Released for Regional Forest & Fire Capacity ProgramThese grants support regional leadership to build local capacity and fund projects that create fire-adapted communities and landscapes by improving ecosystem health, community wildfire preparedness, and fire resilience.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Regional-Forest-and-Fire-Capacity-Program.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/Pages/Regional-Forest-and-Fire-Capacity-Program.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2062022-07-22T19:00:00Z
Demonstrating Climate & Housing Sustainability in Yolo CountyDemonstrating Climate & Housing Sustainability in Yolo CountyConservation partnered with California Strategic Growth Council on a field tour of projects that demonstrate how environmental- and people-centered land use bring California closer to its climate goals. Explore the trip recap and see project photos in a new blog post.https://calconservation.blog/2022/07/01/demonstrating-climate-housing-sustainability-in-yolo-county/, https://calconservation.blog/2022/07/01/demonstrating-climate-housing-sustainability-in-yolo-county/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2052022-07-01T21:00:00Z
Millions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesMillions in Grants Awarded to Support Regional Responses Water ChallengesToday we announce the award of more than $40 million to regional organizations working to reduce groundwater reliance and create local environmental and economic opportunities through land-use changes. These are the first recipients of the funding from the Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Millions-State-Grants-Awarded-Support-Regional-Responses-Challenging-Water-Supplies.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2042022-05-25T17:00:00Z
Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Round 8 Funding Open for Land Conservation Program Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation Program (SALC) opened its eighth funding round with the adoption of guidelines by the Strategic Growth Council. We invite applications fo projects that protect ag land and reduce greehouse gases. Get the Final Guideliens and Solicitation Package here. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/SALCP/Pages/Program-Guidelines.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=2002022-05-03T16:00:00Z