Resources for agricultural protection, planning, program development, community outreach, data & mapping and more.
SALC Specific Documents (Planning Grant Program)
Collaborating for Success; Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation
While focused on stakeholder development for SGMA implementation, the best practices and examples of collaborative management in this paper can be used as an effective roadmap for any program.
California Natural Resources Agency's Digital Environmental Engagement Resource Catalogue
The California Natural Resources Agency and the California Environmental Protection Agency developed a resource catalogue of online sessions focused on community engagement and equity. The catalogue comes from the “Online Environmental Engagement: Building Our Skills Together" virtual conference held in June 2020 where panelists and attendees from across the state discussed their successes, challenges and practical tips for online environmental engagement. The Resource Catalogue includes nine hours of webinar recordings in English and Spanish, PowerPoint slides, fliers, panelist bios, and more.
Data & Mapping Resources
Evaluates measures of soil resource quality, a given project’s size, water resource availability, surrounding agricultural lands, and surrounding protected resource lands.
Compares urban development scenarios and many impacts resulting from development.
Offers a view of how climate change might affect California at the local level.
Identifies California communities by census tract that are disproportionately burdened by, and vulnerable to, multiple sources of pollution.
California Association of Local Agency Formation Commission (CALAFCO): White Paper: State of the Art on Agricultural Preservation
Agriculture Related Organizations
Farmland Information Center
California Council of Land Trusts: Map of California Land Trusts
California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)
California Climate & Agricultural Network (CalCAN)