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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... ... freshwater ecosystems have endured a deepening crisis that's further harmed the state's struggling fish and waterbirds.


Advancing Ecosystem Restoration with Smarter Permitting

By Letitia Grenier, Stephanie Panlasigui, Crissy Pickett, Gokce Sencan

... might overly impact the waterbirds that relied on the existing salt ponds. The solution involved flexible permits that allowed a restoration goal of ...

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Water Marketing That Helps Nature

By Ellen Hanak, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Sep 13, 2016 ... California urgently needs more practical, effective ways to improve conditions for struggling populations of native fish and waterbirds.

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Making Federal Farm Support Drought-Smart

By Ellen Hanak

Mar 29, 2016 ... For instance, paying farmers to create temporary wetlands during droughts can stretch scarce water and dollars while supporting waterbirds.

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Saving Native Fishes from Extinction

By Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle

Oct 30, 2015 ... These initiatives use temporary water transfers to flood farm fields in key locations to create waterbird habitat. During times of high ...


What If California’s Drought Continues?

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

We focus on three areas of California's economy and society-cities, farms, and rural communities-and three acute ecosystem management challenges: waterbirds, ...