These are a few of the projects and assessments the CCRCD has conducted in the past.
In 2019, the CCCRCD recieved funding through the California Fire Safe Council and from Colusa County to develop a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. This plan covers all wildland within the county addressing potential risks to wildfire and identifying project that would protect the people and property of our county. These project range from organizational such as developing a locally-led fire…
Colusa County's Oak Woodland Management Plan
USDA AWARD OF DOMESTIC COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
The Colusa County Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) was a recipient of a 2014 SCBGP grant to enhance and expand the Colusa County Grown campaign with a focus on specialty crops. The goal of the project is to enhance the marketability and competiveness of specialty crops within the County and beyond. There are four specialty crops among the County’s top ten commodities which include; almonds…
The health of our communities and natural resources is dependent upon the overall health of our watershed. Similarly, the health of our watershed is dependent upon the actions of those living within its boundaries. The Colusa County Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) Watershed Coordinator has created the Colusa Basin Watershed Management Plan (Plan) to function as a road map to watershed…
CURRENT Wildflower viewing information can be obtained from local Bear Valley rancher Jim Keegan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In an effort to identify areas of invasive weed infestations in the watershed, the Colusa Basin Watershed Coordinator is creating GIS mapping of 8 species of invasive weeds:
The Colusa County RCD was granted funding through the Department of Water Resources (DWR) as an implementing agency for the CALFED Bay Delta Watershed Program grant under the Water Security, Clean Drinking Waters, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002 (Proposition 50) for developing and implementing the Colusa Basin Watershed Assessment.
Following the completion of the Colusa Basin Watershed Assessment, a Streambank Analysis study was completed on 36 foothill streams in the watershed. These streams were mapped for erosion potential, riparian habitat quality and invasive species infestation. Next, 24 critical management reaches were selected that showed potential for restoration projects.
Project Title: Colusa County Grown-Specialty Crop
Name of Grant: Department of Conservation, Division of Land Resource Protection, RCD Funding Assistance Program