72nd Annual CARCD Conference

"Dynamic Partnerships, Relevant Results"

CARCD's 72nd Annual Conference will feature four days of exciting programming:

 

Wednesday

8:00am-4:15pm
Registration Room Open
9:00am-12:00pm
Solid Ground Capacity Building Training
9:00am-12:00pm
Soil Health Summit
12:00pm-1:15pm

Break
*Please note that lunch is not provided on Wednesday

1:15pm-4:15pm

Soil Health Summit - Carbon Farm Planning Training

1:15pm-4:15pm

Solid Ground Capacity Building Training: Board Leadership

1:15pm-4:15pm

CSG and Solid Ground: Day at the Capitol (Offsite)

4:30pm-6:30pm Networking reception in downtown Sacramento
Join CARCD and partners at the Conservation Strategies Group office for an evening of hors d'oeuvres, libations, and engaging conversation

 

Thursday

8:00am-5:00pm
Registration Room Open
8:30am-9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am-11:45am

Opening Session

  • Welcome
  • Plenary Speakers
  • Panels: The New Era of Cannabis and Water: A Tale of Two Extremes
  • Plenary Speakers
12:00pm-1:30pm
Innovative Local Sacramento Agriculture and Research Series Part 1
Kate Scow - Russell Ranch, UC Davis - Agricultural Sustainability Institute

NRCS Awards Luncheon
Carlos Suarez, State Conservationist - NRCS & Karen Buhr, CARCD
1:45pm-3:00pm
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions 
3:15pm-4:30pm
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
4:30pm-5:30pm
General Session
Introduction on Resolutions
Officer Nominations
5:15pm-6:30pm
Poster Session: RCDs are Relevant, Excellent, and Visible
RCDs display the innovative work they are doing in their communities. 
Stop by and discuss posters with a free drink ticket.
6:00pm-9:00pm
Innovative Local Sacramento Agriculture and Research Series Part 2
Russ Lester - Dixon Ridge Farms 

Recognition Dinner
Recognizing the outstanding work of RCDs and their partners

 

Friday

8:00am-5:00pm
Registration Room Open
8:00am-8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am-12:15pm
Forestry Committee Meeting
8:30am-9:30am
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
9:45am-10:45am
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
11:00am-12:00pm
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
12:15pm-2:05pm
Lunch

Innovative Local Sacramento Agriculture and Research Series: Part 3
Jacob Katz, Knaggs Ranch - Nigiri Project, CalTrout

David Bunn, Director, Department of Conservation

Speak-Off Contest
2:05pm-4:30pm
Forestry Committee Meeting
2:05pm-3:05pm
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
3:20pm-4:20pm
Poolside Chat & Breakout Sessions
5:00pm-10:00pm
Dinner - Yolo Brewing Company $30 pre-register, $35 at the door
*email kristen-murphy@carcd.org to RSVP if you've already registered for the conference

 

Saturday

8:00am-9:00am Breakfast
9:00am-12:00pm CARCD Business Meeting