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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Birds: Spend the winter in Arkansas

Posted By on Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM

I meant to link something on this earlier. But the BP oil disaster has created opportunities for others. Such as: more than $3 million in federal grant money for Arkansas farmers and ranchers to to create enticing habitat — shallow-water, mud flats, sand flats — for migrating birds that might otherwise fly on to the oil-soiled lands of southern Louisiana.

The feds will spend up to $20 million to create habitat in eight states.

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