Cannabis Cultivation Outreach Events

Event List

California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) conference

CARCD conference 
Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom.

CDFW will be presenting at this conference. 

Opportunities Granted: A review of potential funding opportunities from CDFW’s Cannabis Restoration Grant Program

Presentation time:

Date: Friday, Dec. 2
Time: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.


Emerald Cup Harvest Ball

Emerald Cup Harvest Ball on Dec. 10 and 11
1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa

CDFW Hosting Panel Discussion and Information Tables at Emerald Cup 2022

Panel Topic and Time:
Saturday, Dec. 10, noon – 12:45 p.m. – Garden Annex Building

Cannabis Grant Opportunities for Cultivators
Hear from successful grant recipients and learn how to secure funds through
the CRGP. In 2022, CDFW awarded over $5 million to assist cultivators with
transitioning from provisional to annual licenses, implementing water
conservation projects and applying sustainable farming practices that increase
biodiversity. CDFW has more cannabis grant funds available for eligible

Moderated by Maggie Romo, CDFW Senior Environmental Scientist with the
•Andrew Black, Executive Director, Sun + Earth
•Casey O’Neill, HappyDay Farms and Board President, Sun + Earth
•Joe Scriven, Assistant Executive Director, MCRCD

Cannabis program staff is also hosting information tables in the Hall of
Flowers building and will be available to answer questions about permitting,
compliance, wildlife friendly farming practices and applying for CRGP grants,
among other topics.

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