Highlights

Our old-style website can still be viewed by clicking here.

View or download the action plan for the 2017 Ponderosa Way Road Assessment and Sediment Reduction Plan by clicking here.

The Mobile Irrigation Lab has a new "storymap" to highlight the activities of the iCAN network, viewable here.

The RCD of Tehama County offers irrigation evaluations at NO COST to growers! Contact our irrigation technician Kevin Greer at 530-737-5167 to schedule a Mobile Irrigation Lab appointment.

RCD staff can help you plan a fire management strategy by providing chipper services, creating a Community Wildfire Protection Plan, or writing necessary CEQA documents for fuel reduction treatments. Contact Rob Rianda at 530-737-5179 for details.

  • Lake California Side Channel

    $13 Million funded through the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, multiple partners. Increase and improve Chinook salmon and steelhead spawning and rearing habitat through restoration and establishment of additional side-channel habitat along the Sacramento River in Tehama County.

  • Ponderosa Way Phase I and II

    $867,000 funded by State Water Resources Control Board and CA Dept of Fish & Game, numerous partners. Prepare an action plan for sediment reduction in Battle Creek watershed, including implementation project{s} and CEQA document for future road fixes, along Ponderosa Way.

  • Mobile Irrigation Lab

    $203,000 funded by NRCS and CA Dept of Water Resources. Provide agricultural water efficiency education, create and demonstrate the use of mobile technology for informed irrigation decisions, develop a network of local leaders in irrigation efficiency, conduct irrigation evaluations.

  • Carbon Cycle Institute

    $17,000 funded by Carbon Cycle Institute and Paragonia. Develop an inaugural Carbon Farming framework for Tehama County farmers and ranchers. A Carbon Farm Plan will be developed for a rancher and farmer to showcase conservation practices that increase carbon capture and improve soil health while enhancing farm productivity. View more information by clicking here.

  • Crowley Gulch Restoration and Environmental Education Center

    $100,000 funded by Shasta Regional Community Foundation, Shasta Regional Transportation Agency, and USFWS, partner Cottonwood Community Center. Provide an environmental education platform and safe youth crossing by installing a bridge across Crowley Gulch and a nature trail leading from a community center to school grounds.

  • Antelope Creek Fish Passage

    $1,830,000 funded by State Water Resources Control Board, partner Edwards Ranch. Minimum instream flow recommendations to improve adult and juvenile salmonid passage in lower Antelope Creek in Tehama County.

We are your go-to provider of natural resource services

Many of our services are paid for by grants and are free to participants. Others, like the rotowiper, chipper, and GIS, are offered under a "fee for service" arrangement. Click on the link below to view details about each service. We look forward to working with you on your next project.

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We sponsor projects like the Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The RCD of Tehama County has collaborated with the Tehama Conservation Fund (a local 501(c)3) to sponsor the Red Bluff screening of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival for three years running. Many thanks to the multitude of sponsors who help to make this event possible! Look for this event again in winter of 2018. Use the link below to view more RCD projects.

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WE MAINTAIN A DIGITAL LIBRARY

We maintain a library of publications, brochures, handouts, and powerpoints. Follow the link below to find downloadable documents, maps, and conservation information such as management plans, watershed assessments, CWPP's, and maps of local resources.

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Group educational presentations
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Fire safe communities
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Habitat restoration
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Mapping and image services
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About the RCD

The Resource Conservation District of Tehama County is a non-regulatory public agency whose mission is “to assist citizens with managing, conserving, and improving the natural resources of Tehama County.” We work closely with the Natural Resource Conservation Service to provide services to the residents, landowners, agricultural producers, and government agencies of Tehama County. The RCD is wholly funded by grants, donations and contracts and does not receive any general tax revenues.

For partners

Access our library of publications
Review our staff qualifications
Browse our project gallery

Announcements

Board meeting coming up on July 18, 2018. Also, a Special meeting on July 3, 2018. View agendas and minutes on our website at this link

SB 272 Enterprise System Catalog
can be accessed from our website at this link

State Controller's Government Compensation in California
can be viewed online at this link

Testimonials
Thank you for being a consistent county-wide steward of our environment. It's a comfort to know that there are folks like you who are looking out for our total environmental landscape goals for Tehama County. - Bill Burrows, Owner, Burrows Ranch, Inc.
The TCRCD is a well-respected organization in our area with a long track record of successfully completing a variety of significant projects over the years, including many fuel breaks and fuel reduction projects. - Adam Wyman, CalFire Tehama-Glenn Unit
Contacts
Phone:
Address:
2 Sutter Street, Suite D, Red Bluff, CA 96080
Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
E-mail:
tcrcd @ tehamacountyrcd.org
  • 2 Sutter Street #D, Red Bluff, CA