Public Events

The RCD works with our partners to sponsor on-site and on-farm demonstrations, trainings, tours and workshops for landowners, farmers and the community at large on a range of conservation topics addressing things like erosion and drainage, wildlife habitat, water quality and supply, wildfire preparedness, forest health, private road maintenance, and watershed health.

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LandSmart Grazing Phase III – Application Deadline Friday, December 8th

LandSmart Grazing is a targeted grazing program designed to support interested neighbors or community groups to utilize grazing to reduce fuel loading and make their communities safer in the face of wildfires. In addition to reducing fire risks, this carbon friendly method of vegetation management and community-supported targeted grazing, can improve biodiversity. Application Here! More […]

November 16, 2023 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting materials here. To receive meeting announcements, request them through our Contact form. […]

Furlong Road Neighborhood Meeting on Forest Management and Wildfire Safety

Apple Blossom Elementary School Multi-use Room 700 Watertrough Rd, Sebastopol, CA, United States

Join us for a neighborhood meeting on wildfire safety and forest management! This meeting was inspired by a Furlong Road resident who wanted the neighborhood to come together to talk about what options residents have for managing the woods we all live in and enjoy, how Furlong can be more fire safe, and what help […]

Free

Board Tour

Dutton Ranch Corporation 10717 Graton Road, Sebastopol, United States

The Gold Ridge RCD will be having a short special Board Meeting December 21st, 9-9:15 am. The special Board Meeting will be followed by the RCDs annual tour of projects. If you would like to learn about the Board Meeting you can follow along here. If you’d like to attend the tour which will be […]

December 21, 2023 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

Note: This date is subject to change due to the Christmas Holiday. There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting […]

January 18, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting materials here. To receive meeting announcements, request them through our Contact form. […]

Atascadero Creek Sediment Analysis & Fish Passage Restoration Project Community Update Meeting

Zoom

Amidst the winter return of coho salmon to the Atascadero-Green Valley watershed, we’d like to invite the community to an update on ongoing habitat enhancement efforts focused in the Atascadero marsh. Over the past two years, the Gold Ridge RCD and our partners have been working on the Atascadero Creek Sedimentation Analysis and Fish Passage […]

Resilient Forest Series

The West Mill at Green Valley Farm + Mill 13024D Green Valley Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

Join Sonoma County Ag + Open Space District's Kim Batchelder, Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District's Adriana Stagnaro and guest speaker Lindsay Dailey of Tribal EcoRestoration Alliance (TERA) along with hosts Temra Costa, Regenerative Forest Solutions / Green Valley Farm + Mill, and Jeremy Fisher, Forestree Collective / Green Valley Farm + Mill, for a day of learning about forest management, watersheds, funding resources, tools, and more.

$25

Mt. Jackson Shaded Fuel Break Kickoff & Project Design Meeting

Guerneville School Multi-Purpose Room 14630 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA

Please join us at the upcoming Kickoff & Project Design meeting on February 24th at Guerneville School to learn more & contribute to the project design. CAL FIRE, Sonoma County Fire District, Sonoma County Ag + Open Space District, Sonoma RCD, Hacienda FireWise Community, and Environmental Resource Solutions, Inc. are reaching out to ask for […]

Free

March 21, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting materials here. To receive meeting announcements, request them through our Contact form. […]

April 25, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting materials here. To receive meeting announcements, request them through our Contact form. […]

May 16, 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

Gold Ridge RCD Office, 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 2776 Sullivan Road, Sebastopol, CA, United States

There is a public meeting of the Board of Directors on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm, unless otherwise posted. The agenda and materials are available at least 72 hours in advance. You can find monthly Board of Directors Meeting materials here. To receive meeting announcements, request them through our Contact form. […]