Working Lands and Riparian Corridors Program

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Announcements

2022 Riparian Corridor Restoration and Conservation Awardees

February 2022 - $​4.0 million was awarded to riparian restoration planning and implementation projects on agricultural lands in Lassen, Fresno, Kings, Ventura, Trinity, San Luis Obispo, and Contra Costa counties. Each grant went to a locally focused Resource Conservation District (RCD).

2021 Solicitation Notice and Application Package (PDF)​​​

​Applicant​

​Project Type

​Award

​Project

​Honey Lake RCD

​Implementation

​$305,415.49

​Susanville Ranch Park Mountain Meadow Restoration Project​

​​Excelsior Kings River RCD
​Implementation
​$2,077,294.40
​North Fork Kings River Riparian Restoration Project
​Ventura County RCD
​Implementation
​$312,871.87
​Native Oak Woodland Restoration on Ventura Working Ranchlands Program
​Trinity County RCD
​Planning
​$5​42,593.48
​Travis Ranch Riparian Restoration Plan
​Coastal San Luis RCD
​Planning
​$315,069.17
​Stenner Creek Watershed Enhancement Project
​Contra Costa RCD
​Planning
​$439,077.46
​Marsh Creek Restoration Planning Project at Marsh Creek State Park

​​Program Overvi​ew ​

The Working Lands and Riparian Corridors program provides grants to protect, restore, and enhance working lands and riparian corridors through conservation easements and restoration projects on agricultural lands.

Activities funded under this program must target agricultural lands and may include:

  • Project development
  • Land trust strategic planning
  • Local and regional planning
  • Conservation acquisitions
  • Sustainable management practices
  • Watershed restoration

Previous Awa​rds​

November 2020-- $2 million was awarded to fund watershed restoration and conservation projects on agricultural lands in Marin, Sonoma, Kings and Ventura counties. Each grant went to a locally focused Resource Conservation District (RCD).

October 2019-- the California Department of Conservation awarded $1.9 million in funding to 22 proposals to plan, develop, and implement climate adaptation and resilience projects throughout the state:​

​​​Funding​

For more information about Proposition 68 can be found on the California Natural Resources Agency website. ​
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​Questions? Email mlrp@conservation.ca.gov