California farmers help struggling salmon

· May 9, 2017

River Garden Farms, located in Northern California’s fertile Sacramento Valley, launched an unprecedented project in this month — deploying rearing habitat structures for juvenile salmon in the Sacramento River.

While River Gardens is known for producing corn, walnuts, rice, alfalfa, sunflowers, safflower,  and wheat, the farmers care about every one living in the Sacrament Valley. A year and a half in the making, the habitat provides young salmon shelter from swift river velocities and predatory fish.

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