Central Valley agriculture proves important to wildlife

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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