Conservation

Drought Relief Waterbird Program Notices are out

Drought Relief Waterbird Program Notices are out

Notices were sent out today by email to all applicants of the Rice Drought Relief Waterbird Program. This notice provided information about the applicants enrollment status. 

Here’s a link to background on the program. 

If you applied for the program but did not receive a notice please reach out to Luke Matthews, CRC’s Wildlife Programs Manager, at 916-607-8988 or lmatthews@calrice.org 

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