Our mission is to help California land users (farmers, ranchers, forest landowners, and tribes) and land managers maintain sustainable communities and ecosystems by adapting to climate variability and change. We are a new organization (formed 2/2014), and we welcome your input as we refine our goals, methods, and partners.
All almonds in the United States, and 80% of almonds globally, are grown in California. (Image: Courtesy NRCS Photo Gallery.)
California produces 80% of the nations leafy greens. (Image: Green and red lettuce growing in Salinas Valley near Monterey, CA, 2006.)
California is one of the top livestock-producing states in the nation. (Image: Sheep near Dixon, CA, in May 2011.)
One-third of California is forested, with a diversity of forest types ranging from coastal redwoods to oak woodland. (Image: Douglas fir in Marin County, CA, Nov. 2006)
California produces the majority of the nation's specialty crops, including more than 90% of US wine grapes. (Image: Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2006)