Resource Conservation Districts Principle Enabling Act

Public Resources Code §9151 et seq.

Powers and Functions: Manage a diversity of resource conservation projects, including soil and water conservation projects, wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, control of exotic plant species, watershed restoration, conservation planning, education, and many others.

Formation: Any land shall be those generally of value for agricultural purposes, but other lands may be included in a district if necessary to conserve resources.

5 ,7, or 9 Directors, elected by resident voters to 4 year terms.