RVCC promotes balanced conservation-based approaches to the ecological and economic problems facing the rural West and the nation. We are committed to finding and promoting policy solutions through collaborative, place-based work that recognizes the inextricable link between the long-term health of the land and the well-being of rural communities.


Find out about our coalition's mission, core beliefs, and vision for the future.

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Read our past position papers on issues like climate change, woody biomass utilization, and more.

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Top photo credit: Kendrick Moholt
Bottom left photo: Bob Christensen, Bottom right photo: Kendrick Moholt