Article: Water leaders provide promising updates for smelt project in delta

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River Garden Farms is mentioned in this recent Woodland Daily Democrat article on the progress for smelt projects in the delta.

Article: Landowner partnerships protect birds

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River Garden Farms and its efforts here on the farm to benefit wildlife are featured in an article in Audobon California’s Summer/Fall print issue of “News from Audubon California” newsletter.  It is reproduced below with kind permission of its author.  This is a variation of an article they posted on their blog in July, 2017 which we posted here.

Article: Farming for birds at River Garden Farms

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Audobon has published an article on its blog showcasing River Garden Farm’s efforts to benefit wildlife through our various on-site projects!

Another year, another Egg Rescue!

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River Garden Farms is proud to once again be participating in California Waterfowl Association’s Egg Rescue and Duck Return Program.

Article: Reconciliation ecology could end California’s water wars

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River Garden Farms is mentioned in this article which first appeared in the Central Valley Business Times. It is now republished and archived at Maven’s Notebook with permission. 

BirdReturns Spring 2016 Program: What We Learned about the Diversity of Birds that Flocked to River Garden Farms

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You may be used to seeing herons and egrets in the beautiful, lush green rice fields during your highway travels through Northern California. These are typically the birds that are large enough to safely take advantage of the habitat provided by fully flooded rice fields. This past spring, River Garden Farms hoped to serve as […]

Where Are They Now? Checking in on the Eggs Collected for CWA Eggs Salvage Project

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The eggs we collected as part of the California Waterfowl Association’s (CWA) Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue in June were transported to the hatchery at Rancho Esquon. Here, eggs are incubated and hatched, and ducklings are reared and released into the wild. Around 2,000 ducks are being released this year – a fact that really […]

We Brake for Eggs: Collecting Duck Eggs as part of CWA’s Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue Program

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River Garden Farms is proud to be participating in California Waterfowl Association’s (CWA) Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue program. According to CWA, California’s waterfowl populations are declining, due in part to habitat loss caused by such factors as “urban sprawl, development, changing agricultural practices, and extreme weather events.” The Egg Salvage and Duck Rescue Program […]

Article: Farmers Rescuing Ducks

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There is a great article on Sacramento Valley’s Blog, contributed by Steve Beckley, mentioning our participation in California Waterfowl’s Egg Rescue and Duck Rescue Program.