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Celebrating the Birds in the Sacramento Valley

Thursday, Dec 22nd, 2016

With Christmas season underway, now is a good time to join Audubon in their annual Christmas Bird Count—a fun and important citizen science data program near you. More information is available at: Audubon – Join the Bird Count.  To celebrate the wonderful birds that grace the Sacramento Valley, Audubon California’s Janine Kraus recently caught a … Continue reading Celebrating the Birds in the Sacramento Valley

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River Garden Farms is Making Fish Food

Tuesday, Dec 13th, 2016

By Todd Manley The winter, River Garden Farms (RGF) is participating in a pilot program to determine the value winter flooding of rice fields can provide to help feed migrating juvenile salmon in the Sacramento Valley.  The program, which involves slightly altering winter agricultural practices that help birds using the Pacific Flyway to determine if … Continue reading River Garden Farms is Making Fish Food

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Abundance or Absence?

Thursday, Dec 8th, 2016

  The Sacramento River Valley, Albert Bierstadt, 1872 With the rainy season off to its wettest start in 30 years according to the National Weather Service, speculation and conversation surrounds whether it will continue.  As the recently concluded exhibition California: The Art of Water has portrayed at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, water … Continue reading Abundance or Absence?

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Sacramento Valley is Working Hard to Provide Better Nourishment for Fish

Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016

Sacramento Valley water suppliers and landowners–as part of the ongoing effort to creatively manage water for various beneficial purposes—are working closely with conservation organizations and state and federal agencies to provide immediate nourishment and improved habitat for fisheries in a concerted manner. As part of the Sacramento Valley Salmon Recovery Program, the partners held a … Continue reading Sacramento Valley is Working Hard to Provide Better Nourishment for Fish

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