Voluntary Conservation and
Land Management Assistance Workshop

Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 4:00-7:00 PM
In-person: County Operations Center Hearing Room, 5520 Overland, San Diego, CA 92123
Online: Program Overview via Zoom, 4:00 – 4:30 PM

The 2023 regional workshop was held for growers and land managers looking for funding or technical assistance on conserving their land, agricultural operations, land management best practices, and more. Information was delivered at the in-person workshop and virtually for the program overview segment. Additionally, there were thirteen tables set up where program representatives were available to answer participants' questions and provide additional information resources.

Sponsors: County of San Diego, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program


Purpose of the workshop was to provide resources and funding for private land managers to:

  • Assist landowners to enhance and maintain native plants and animals on their lands
  • Aid in resource management for farmers
  • Add biological and conservation value to current uses and practices
  • Help landowners understand planning processes and receive technical assistance
  • Increase knowledge of technical assistance and grant programs for landowners

Suggested attendees:

  • Land managers* who maintain working lands interested in learning about programs that assist with current operations; or
  • Land managers seeking opportunities to initiate conservation or sustainable land management practices; or
  • Organizations interested in opportunities for conservation or sustainable land management practices on privately-owned lands.

    *Land managers may include property owners, lessees, land managers, etc.

Event Flyer
Event Agenda


Past Workshops:
2022 Workshop Details


County of San Diego -
Stephanie Neal, Stephanie.Neal@sdcounty.ca.gov

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources -
Chandra Richards, cmrichards@ucanr.edu, (619-786-2620)