Central Valley agriculture proves important to wildlife

03/16/2011
By Victoria Schlesinger

Scientists have found that waterbirds are thriving in Central Valley rice fields and are working with farmers to further encourage the co-habitation. Working with environmentalists and providing a home for wildlife, the rice growers can more easily defend their large use of water in a state where the precious resource is increasingly scare. [Read more - Audubon magazine]

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