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Staten Island…in California – video from the Nature Conservancy

Located in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, Staten Island has 8,500 acres of farmland where the Nature Conservancy is researching wildlife-friendly agriculture and irrigation techniques that promote bird conservation in this essential habitat.

About 25 percent of the western populations of greater and lesser sandhill cranes call this area home every winter, as do other migratory birds in this important corridor on the Pacific Flyway.

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