Announcements & Current Projects

Funding Opportunities: 
Department of Agriculture - Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program
  • Program provides support to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting in the startup, expansion, or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other business entities.
  • Applications Due: May 26, 2017
 
Applications Due: May 27, 2017 
 
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALC Program)
 
Applications Due: June 30, 2017 
 
 
Trainings & Special Events: 

CA Special Districts Association Workshop: Beyond the Basics: Implementing Funding
Presenter: John Bliss, SCI Consulting
May 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Sacramento
$225 - CSDA Member; $340 - Non-member
 
  • May 26, 10:00 – 11:00am (in partnership with Chico State’s Regenerative Agriculture Institute) Register here
  • May 30, 10:00 – 11:00am (in partnership with UC Davis Agriculture Sustainability Institute) Register here
June 7-8: Redding
August 28-30: Sacramento
October 3-5: Bodega Bay
October 24-25: Sacramento
 
Workshop: Economics of Carbon Sequestration in Agro-Ecological Systems
Presented by: Carbon Cycle Institute
Tuesday June 20, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Rush Ranch
3521 Grizzly Island Rd.
Suisun City
 
CA Special Districts Association: General Manager Leadership Summit
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
June 25-27, 2017
Register Here (Early-bird registration ends May 26th) 
 
NACD Summer Conservation Forum and Tour
July 15 – 18, 2017
Altoona, Iowa
 
  • August 16 - Bakersfield
  • August 23 - Oroville
  • August 30 - Avila Beach
  • September 6 - Coachella
  • November 1 - Oakland
  • November 8 - Stockton 
 
Summer 2017 Land Use and Natural Resources Courses from UC Davis Extension
  • Land Use and Environmental Planning in the Era of Climate Change: June 21st - Sacramento
  • Development Agreements, Public-Private Partnerships and Redevelopment 2.0: June 28th - Sacramento
  • Special Status Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern California: July 12th - Sacramento
  • Wetlands Regulation and Mitigation: July 13th - Sacramento
  • Writing for Planners, Engineers and Policymakers: July 28th - Sacramento
  • GIS for Watershed Analysis: Intermediate: Aug. 2nd-3rd - Davis
  • Overview of Environmental Statistics: Aug. 8th - Sacramento
  • Using GIS to Manage, Analyze and Promote Sustainability: Aug. 9th-11th - Davis
  • Planning and Mitigation on Tribal Lands: Aug. 17th - Sacramento