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Six years in, dairy producers and conservation groups together are protecting endangered blackbirds

The tricolored blackbird, native almost exclusively to Central California, gained protection under the state’s Endangered Species Act in 2018. Since then, the most at-risk colonies have successfully been protected, thanks in large part to San Joaquin Valley dairies. Sporting distinctive red and white shoulder patches, tricolored blackbirds have a nasal …

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Protecting The Valley’s Vulnerable Populations From COVID-19

COVID-19 is disproportionately hurting vulnerable communities like seniors, ag workers and the homeless. To learn about efforts to protect these at-risk populations, FM89’s Kathleen Schock spoke with Lisa Blecker, pesticide safety education program coordinator for the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Laura Moreno, chair of the Fresno Madera …

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