North West Kern RCD

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs) are special districts of the state of California, set up under California law to be locally governed agencies with their own locally appointed or elected, independent boards of directors. California RCDs implement projects on public and private lands and educate landowners and the public about resource conservation.  RCDs, authorized under Division 9 of the Public Resources Code, work together to conduct:

  • Watershed planning and management
  • Water conservation
  • Water quality protection and enhancement
  • Agricultural land conservation
  • Soil and water management on non-agricultural lands
  • Wildlife habitat enhancement
  • Wetland conservation
  • Recreational land restoration
  • Irrigation management
  • Conservation education
  • Forest stewardship
  • Fuels management
  • Urban resource conservation

Contact North West Kern RCD

Contact North West Kern RCD

Brian Hockett
Executive Director
5000 California Avenue, Suite 100
Bakersfield, California  93309-0711
Phone: (661) 336-0967 x138
Fax: (661) 336-0857


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Kern County, California