Conservation

Important BirdReturns Program Deadline is here

Important BirdReturns Program Deadline is here

We recently sent out information about a current limited window of time for interested rice growers to submit bids for participation in the Spring 2018 BirdReturns Program. This recent announcement described the details of the program.

We are now reminding you that the bidding deadline is Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

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Conservation Programs Workshop planned September 5

Conservation Programs Workshop planned September 5

The California Rice Commission (CRC) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a Conservation Programs Workshop to update growers on current conservation opportunities. This workshop will provide information of CRC’s efforts to pursue more Natural Resources Conservation Service funding for annual wildlife practices, the California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation’s new waterbird habitat program starting this spring, as well as an update on California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s winter flooding program.

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Californians win Conservation and Sustainability awards at Outlook Conference

Californians win Conservation and Sustainability awards at Outlook Conference

For his role stewarding several significant rice wildlife programs, California Rice Commission Environmental Affairs Manager Paul Buttner was honored at today’s USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Diego.

Buttner received the ninth annual Distinguished Conservation Achievement Award, for shepherding many unique conservation programs and fostering strong partnerships that pay significant dividends for the industry.

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