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Application Deadline Fast Approaching for Bid4Birds

Application Deadline Fast Approaching for Bid4Birds

The California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation is currently soliciting applications for the Bid4Birds habitat program this fall. Applications are submitted through the Foundation website and the enrollment period closes on Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Key Details:

  • Incentive payments for growers to implement shallow flooding for shorebirds
    • Payment rates vary and are generated by the grower, based on the costs of providing the habitat. 
  • Contracts: 3-4 week commitments
  • Timeline: July 15 through October 1
  • Flooding: maximum of 4″ throughout contract period
  • Field preparations required
  • Contracts are ranked on timing, habitat quality, and price

To apply please visit the Bid4Birds webpage. For questions, contact Julia Barfield from The Nature Conservancy at (916) 449-2852 or jbarfield@tnc.org.  

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