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Our Partners & Funders

The vast majority of our work is done in collaboration with valuable partners who provide funding, expertise, and shared knowledge in support of our mission. The RCD is proud to work closely with local, state, and federal agencies and organizations, as well as private foundations and conservation and educational groups throughout San Diego County.

We are grateful for the following funders whose support has allowed us to bring much needed services to the residents of San Diego County:



California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD)

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

California Department of Conservation (DOC)

Cleveland National Forest

Jena & Michael King Foundation

National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)


San Diego County Board of Supervisors

San Diego River Conservancy

San Diego Unified Port District

San Diego Gas & Electric

The San Diego Foundation

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

US Forest Service

Ongoing Partnerships & Collaborations:

Altman Plants

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Burn Institute

Butterfly Farms

Cal OES (Office of Emergency Services)

California Fire Safe Council

California Invasive Species Advisory Committee

California Native Plant Society – San Diego Chapter

California Special Districts Association (CSDA)

Carbon Cycle Institute (CCI)

Center for Land Based Learning

CERT San Diego (Community Emergency Response Team)

Conservation Strategy Group


Fire Safe Council of San Diego County (along with 38 Community Fire Safe Councils)

I Love a Clean San Diego

Inland Empire RCD

Master Gardener Association

National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)

Olivewood Gardens

RainThanks and Greywater

Range Management Advisory Committee (RMAC)

San Diego Children and Nature

San Diego Community Garden Network

San Diego County – Department of Parks & Recreation

San Diego County Fair

San Diego County Farm Bureau

San Diego County Fire Authority

San Diego Fire and Rescue

San Diego County Fire Chiefs’ Association

San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA)

San Diego Management & Monitoring Program (SDMMP)

San Diego River Conservancy

San Diego State University – Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department

San Diego State University – Internship Program

Sky Mountain Permaculture

Southern California Baja Region of RCDs

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

Tijuana River Action Network

University of California – Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California Cooperative Extension San Diego County

University California San Diego – Center for Community Health

University of California San Diego – Global Ties Program

Urban Corps San Diego County

US Department of Agriculture

Wild Willow Farm / San Diego Roots

Xerces Society

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