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Farmers, Conservationists Partner To Ensure Healthy Bird Migration in Nebraska Wetlands

Northern pintails take off at Johnson Waterfowl Production Area

One of the many benefits I received from my years as Communication Specialist for the Rainwater Basin Joint Venture was the opportunity to personally witness on-the-ground efforts to restore and maintain wetland and grassland habitat in a region that’s vitally important to migrating ducks, geese, shorebirds, and whooping cranes. Here’s an article I wrote about conservation organizations and agencies that cooperate with local farmers and other landowners to benefit both agriculture and wildlife: http://nebraskaruralliving.com/articles/rural-essays/rainwater-basin/

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