Are you interested in funding for stewardship practices

on a ranch, farm or dairy in Marin County? 

This is an ongoing application for Marin County producers to apply for projects on their land.

Marin RCD receives several types of funding for specific projects, and

based on your interest we can match you with the current available funding.

Apply by March 31, 2024 for priority consideration for this current round.

Marin Resource Conservation District stands ready to serve as your partner in land stewardship. We are a non-regulatory agency that provides confidential technical assistance.

Services we offer: 

Technical Expertise & Planning

Guidance in soil health, monitoring, and the co-creation of essential plans.

Conservation plans we offer:

       Carbon Farm Plans

       Soil Health Management Plans

       Grazing Management Plans

Implementation

Financial aid for stewardship projects.

Learn more about past projects and what practices qualify:

                    Carbon Farming Practices

                  Water Quality Practices

 

Project Management

Execute projects from conception to completion, ensuring effective and impactful outcomes.

 

Division 9 of the CA Public Resources Code gives Resource Conservation Districts authority to oversee and manage countywide or regional natural resource conservation projects on both public and private lands. 

Have a question or project not listed on the application?

Reach out to us to schedule a visit on your farm or ranch to learn how we can help.

For priority consideration, submit your application by March 31, 2024 5:00 pm (pacific time).

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Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, so you can apply anytime. We currently have funding for the following projects, and we encourage you to apply by March 31st for priority consideration:

Hedgerow/Windbreak Design & Implementation (learn more here and here)
Stream Restoration (learn more here)
Compost Application (learn more here)
Rangeland Seeding (learn more here)
Grazing Management Planning (learn more here)
Cover Crop (learn more here)
Tree and Shrub Planting (learn more here)

 

We want to hear from you.

Have questions?

Prefer to apply over the phone?

Contact Sarah Skinker, Carbon Farming Program Manager

(415) 780-2854

sarahs@marinrcd.org

Here are some examples of our work over the years