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|Countries:||United States of America|
|Regions:||California, Sacramento River - San Joaquin River|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Includes tags from the project and its locations.
|Progress to Date:||50000 Acres of short-term habitat for shorebirds created|
|Services Needed:||Monitoring & evaluation|
|Start & End Dates:||Jan. 2014 » Dec. 2018|
|Project Source:||CEO Water Mandate|
Millions of ducks, geese, swans and shorebirds depend on Central Valley farmland, and California’s 500,000 acres of rice fields are the centerpiece of this essential habitat. BirdReturns, offered by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with the California Rice Commission, provides an opportunity for growers to receive compensation for providing essential habitat for migratory birds on their productive rice fields.
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. We acheive this through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 550 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states … Learn More
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