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Cascade Pacific Resource Conservation & Development

Cascade Pacific RC&D serves six counties in Oregon: Benton, Lane, Linn, Lincoln, Marion and Polk Counties.
Contact Name: 
Kirk Shimeall, Executive Director

As part of a nationwide network of not-for-profit Resource Conservation and Development Areas (RC&Ds), Cascade Pacific RC&D strives to enhance the quality of life for rural communities in Oregon through social, economic, and environmental improvements. They are part of a national program that was established within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over 40 years ago to empower rural people and communities.

Cascade Pacific RC&D has received and administered WRI grants as a fiscal sponsor for the following organizations and projects:

Calapooia, North Santiam and South Santiam Watershed Councils consortium
  • Model Watershed Program