The Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District is committed to the development of a land stewardship ethic that promotes long-term sustainability of the region's rich and diverse natural resource heritage.
Natural Resource Objective of the District
Provide resource management information to the community.
Promote the reduction of wind and water erosion.
Promote the proper utilization of our natural resources.
Promote water conservation.
Provide information for improved irrigation water management.
Demonstrate urban and agricultural practices that sustain and improve water quality and fish and wildlife habitat.
Work with the public and private sector toward land development practices that protect and enhance the region's natural resources and systems.
The RCD was established in 1951 to assist landowners with conservation issues. It is guided by a Board of Directors that meets monthly.
Dust control, tree planting, weed management, and agricultural assistance are but a few of our on-going projects.
New: Palisades Ranch Initial Study
The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides technical assistance to the RCD and provides federal guidance for a number of programs.
California Irrigation Management Information System reports irrigation information from their Barstow and Victorville stations.