FISHERIES PROJECTS

Funding for planning, design, and/or construction is needed to support upcoming projects that will help achieve the mission of the Kings River Fisheries Management Program. The Programā€™s mission is to improve and enhance the Kings River watershed and fishery habitat while maintaining its beneficial uses, recognizing that a healthy river is essential to the regionā€™s…

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AIRBORNE SNOW SURVEYS

Funding is needed for the full suite of snow survey tools that meet 21st century water management and climate change challenges Click HERE for Airborne Snow Survey Backgrounder. TAKE ACTION! (these couldĀ  be potential active links) read and sign coalition letter download sample email to stakeholders download sample social media posts OVERVIEW: The Kings River…

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KRCD Board Appoints David M. Merritt as General Manager

Kings River Conservation District (KRCD) Board announced on July 13, 2021, the appointment of David M. Merritt as KRCDā€™s new general manager. “I am very excited to lead this next chapter of KRCD and greatly appreciate the trust the Board of Directors has in me and look forward to working with and leading our team,ā€…

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Offers $22,774,000 to CA Growers in Drought-Impacted Areas

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing $22,774,000 to help California agricultural producers respond to impacts of drought and other natural resource challenges through theĀ Environmental Quality Incentives ProgramĀ (EQIP). This funding will be available through Conservation Incentive Contracts, a new option available through EQIP. As part of this program, growers can voluntarily implement conservation…

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Work Begins on $1 Million Watershed Restoration Project

On November 13, 2020, the Kings River Conservation District and Tulare Lake Resource Conservation District received over $1 million from the Watershed Restoration Grant to carry out important levee work along the Kings River. The California Department of Conservation grant is funding the Kings River Conservation District Improvement Project, a project that involves the removal…

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Groundwater in the Central Valley

What is Groundwater? Right under your feet, millions of gallons of water exist between rocks, sand, and gravel. Those permeable bodies of rock and sediment that are saturated with water are called aquifers.Ā  Much of the water in the world exists below the surface- in fact, there is twenty to thirty times more water in…

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