Piedmont Conservation RC&D
Mountain Valleys RC&D
Cape Fear RC&D
Special Regional Liaison
The Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Program promotes the protection and conservation of land and water resources. Established by Congress in the 1960s under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), RC&D Programs encourage volunteer, locally elected and civic leaders to plan and carry out projects that protect environmental resources and improve social and economic conditions in rural areas.
North Carolina's RC&D Councils
The NC Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils consists of 10 councils that serve 88 of the 100 counties in North Carolina. The state RC&D association was incorporated in 1990 to promote the visibility and accomplishments of RC&D councils and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and development of project partnerships.
The goals of the NC Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils support the strategic plans of individual RC&D councils in the following areas:
To learn more about individual RC&D Councils in North Carolina or for more information about projects in a specific region, click on the links below.