This polygon shapefile represents resource conservation districts in Monterey County, California. Resource conservation districts are special districts within local governments that focus on issues related to environmental protection, including: watershed conservation, restoration, community clean-ups, fire prevention, and education. This layer is part of a collection of GIS data for Monterey County in California. This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data. Monterey County, California. (2015). Resource Conservation Districts, Monterey County, California, 2015. Monterey County, Ca. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/rn078rc7099.