MLRP Past Events and Announcements

​​​​​​​PAST EVENTS

December 13, 2022 --  DOC hosted MLRP Draft Guidelines Public Comment Workshops​. Follow this link to view the PowerPoint slides (PDF 625 KB)​

January 18, 2022 and January 20, 2022 --  DOC hosted MLRP Draft Guidelines Public Comment Workshops​. Follow this link to view the PowerPoint slides (PDF 1.4 MB)​

November 30, 2021 and December 2, 2021 -- DOC  hosted two stakeholder workshops to receive early input on the development of the Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program. More than 130 people attended and provided valuable input. Below are documents from these sessions.

PAST ANNOUNCEMENTS
November 28, 2022 - The Department of Conservation (DOC) is pleased to announce the release of the Round 2 (FY 22/23) Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program (MLRP) Draft Guidelines for public comment. DOC will host an online workshop to gather public comments on these Guidelines. The public comment period will close at 11:59 p.m. on December 30, 2022.​

Draft guidelines:

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May 25, 2022 The California Department of Conservation today announced 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 organizations, which operate in five important agricultural counties, are the first recipients of funding from the Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program, part of Governor Newsom’s multi-faceted response to the ongoing drought. The Department also awarded $2 million to Self-Help Enterprises to support community engagement and collaboration statewide. 

See the full press release here​

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December 22, 2021 -- The Department of Conservation (DOC) announced the release of the 2022 Multibenefit Land Repurposing Program (MLRP) Draft Guidelines (PDF)​​ and hosted a series of online workshops to gather public comments on these guidelines. The public comment period closed on January 31, 2022.

​​Program Documents - Public Comment Versions

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