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Conserving Northern California's natural resources since 1957.
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Forestland & Watershed Management 

Riparian & Wetland Habitat Restoration


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The Western Shasta Resource Conservation District (WSRCD) is a special district of the State of California and is funded entirely by grants and contracts. The district encompasses approximately 1.7 million acres bounded on the east by the watershed divide between eastern and western Shasta County; the north by the Siskiyou County line; the west by the Trinity County line; and the south by the Tehama County line. The WSRCD was formed in 1957. Since then, the RCD has grown from a small volunteer organization to a highly successful conservation district that is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of western Shasta County's natural resources. The WSRCD is staffed by people that are focused and passionate about maintaining the balance between our natural resources and our everyday living.


You can stay up to date with the WSRCD by visiting our Facebook page


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Kelli England,

Chief of Field Operations

Dennis Heiman,

Board President

Maureen Teubert, District Manager

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Western Shasta County Invasive Non-Native Plant Control Program

Download the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Western Shasta County Invasive Non-Native Plant Control Program. The Appendix can be downloaded here

The Western Shasta RCD Board of Directors meetings are on the fourth Friday each month at 9:00am.

Due to minimizing the spread of COVID-19, a teleconference line can be accessed by phone at 1-732-200-1872 or online at   https://meetings.vonage.com/195961062795, Meeting PIN: 107618.

This month's agenda can be downloaded here and the board packet can be downloaded here.

This month's board meeting is scheduled on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am.


View the Enterprise System Catalog here.

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China Gulch Fuel Reduction 


If you received a letter from us regarding this project, you can use this map to see where the fuel break is in relation to your property. 

Ross Perry,

Project Manager

Image of Project Manager, Harmony Gugino.
Image of Project Manager, Harmony Gugino.

Analia Bertucci,

Project Manager

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NRCS Assistance for Landowners with Fuels Reduction: 


Carr Fire Fuel Treatment Article


Eamon Engber, a fire ecologist with the National Park Service, gives their perspective on fuelbreaks following the Carr Fire. Fuels Treatments Aren’t a Guarantee, but They Still Matter: Gaining Perspective from the Carr Fire.


The McConnell Foundation Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project


Landowners within the Carr Fire affected area may have received a TEP (temporary entry permit) packet from The McConnell Foundation or VESTRA Resources, Inc. should sign and send them in.

For more information, click here.

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WSRCD COVID-19 public notice

NOTICE: Office is closed to the public.


In accordance to the Governor's Executive Order N-25-20, the District office will be closed to the public.

Click here to read more.