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Mendota Wildlife Area Beneficial Floodwaters Project

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Amazon
5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Ducks Unlimited
Countries: United States of America
Regions: California, Sacramento River - San Joaquin River
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2016  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.ducks.org/california/california-conservation-projects/me...
Project Source: Other
Profile Completion: 56%

Project Overview

The Mendota Field 51 project took an existing flat field with limited habitat value in the southeast corner of the wildlife area and improved its waterfowl habitat conditions. This project enhanced 315 acres of seasonal wetlands by excavating water conveyance swales, installing new water control weirs and constructing a water delivery ditch to flood each of three wetland basins independently.

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