California Looks To Restore Floodplains, To Protect Communities From Impacts Of Climate Change

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MODESTO, CA - September 21, 2021: Corn for silage grows in a field, left, and restored floodplain and riparian habitat, right, along the San Joaquin River on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 in Modesto, CA.

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