Established in 1993 to help communities and the people who make them thrive meet local needs by protecting our Water and Land resources, encouraging Environmental Sustainability, promoting Agriculture, empowering our Youth, strengthening our Seniors as we also enhance the quality of life for all citizens in our area.
Alamo Resource Conservation & Development Area Inc. was created as a unique program for local citizens to help themselves. As a vibrant nonprofit organization, Alamo RC&D has been helping the Central Texas community for over 25 years.
Our missionis assist our rural communities and the people who make them thrive meet local needs, by protecting our water and land resources, encouraging environmental sustainability, promoting agriculture and enhancing the quality of life for Youth and Senior Citizens within our 10 county area.
Alamo RC&D provides programs that assist citizens within the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson Counties.
Each county has its own unique needs and capacities which are reviewed through the help of local civic leaders and concerned citizens. The local needs are met through the involvement of leadership and volunteer committees made up of local citizens therefore impacting our mission at the "grass roots" level in local communities where it needs to be.
The goals of our mission are to:
Provide Agricultural and Environmental Education for all Citizens,
Improve Water and Land Resource Management through education,
Teach Kids how to Garden through our Growing Rural Program
Help Youth grow in leadership, purpose and knowledge through our Youth 4 Earth FIRST Program
Help Senior Citizens through our Senior Assistance Program
Assist Nonprofits and other service agencies with training through our Community Development Program
Provide Disaster Relief and assist local emergency volunteer first responders,
Enhance our rural communities for all our area citizens.
Our programs provide rural and urban communities alike with the capacity to solve problems, enhance services and improve the quality of life in their own "back forty".