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Riparian & Wetland Habitat Restoration


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Clover Creek/Millville Diversion Fisheries Restoration Project
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Clover Creek/Millville Fish Passage Complete

For the first time in decades, salmon are free to run the entire accessible length of Clover Creek, a major tributary to Cow Creek in Millville, California [...]

North Tobiasson Deep Water Rearing Structures Vidoes Now Available!

In early May 2017, deep water rearing structures were placed in deep channels in the Sacramento  River near the Bonnyview Bridge in Redding, CA. An informational video, a construction video, and a post construction survey video are now available! [...]

Shasta County Fire Plans Finalized

By early March we will have separate documents for each area.

For the Shasta County Fire Safe Council Fire Plan Base Map, click here. This basemap has been updated -- an interactive map has been created and is posted here.[...]


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 reading our Newsletter.  


The Western Shasta RCD Board of Directors meetings are on the fourth Monday each month at 5:30pm in the Western Shasta RCD office.

This month's agenda and previous minutes can be found here.

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Maureen Teubert,

Conservation Programs Manager 

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Gary Lauben,

Project Manager

Dennis Heiman,


Phil Schoefer,


Ben Letton,

Vice President

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Harmony Gugino,

Project Manager

Photo slideshow of landscapes

Elizabeth Betancourt,


South Cypress Side Channel Project Documents Now Finalized

After a public review period, the project documents have been finalized. You may view both the final and draft documents here[...]