Current Programs

Landowner Tree Mortality Assistance Program (LTMA)                    The RCD participates in the Amador County Tree Mortality Core Planning Group and Task Force in an effort to collaborate with stakeholders and agencies to address the increasing issues related to tree mortality. Ensuring coordination is critical in addressing these issues in an effective manner.                                                                         Visit the County Tree Mortality Website for more details:

ARCD current has two projects under the Landowner Tree Mortality Program (LTMA). Each of these programs provide reimbursement to landowners to remove hazard trees. Funding for these projects is provided by CALFIRE through the State Responsibility Area (SRA) funds.

  • Low-Income Hazard Tree Abatement Funding
  • Buckhorn Ridge Hazard Tree Abatement Funding

More information regarding these projects and information about applying for assistance will be updated soon. To be added to the mailing list for this program email:

Amador Community Garden                                                                                   The RCD is a partner of the ACRA/ARCD Community Garden. The community garden rents plots and hosts a myriad of educational workshops. For the lasted in Community Garden news check out:

Forestry Challenge                                                                                                      The ARCD is a proud supporter of the California Forestry Challenge. Each year students across the state compete is this educational competition, learning new skills and testing their knowledge about forest ecosystems and management. Check out for more information.

Sacramento/Amador Resource Conservation (SAWQA)            Amador RCD works in cooperation with the Lower Cosumnes RCD to coordinate the Sacramento-Amador Water Quality Coalition (SAWQA). Click here for more information regarding SAWQA.

SAWQA is one of 10 sub-watershed groups that make up the larger Sacramento Valley Water Quality Coalition (SVWQC). The 10 sub-watershed groups and SVWQC operate under a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to meet the requirements of the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board’s (Water Board) Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP).

Sierra Coordination Resource Management Council (SCRMC) Amador RCD is apart of the SCRMC JPA to provided resource management coordination between RCDs through out the Sierras. One recent project includes a Watershed Assessment of the Cosumnes/Mokelumne/Calaveras Rivers Watershed Unit. 

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