From Northern CA Water Association – Our bypasses and many of our ricelands in Northern California are still inundated with water, which is helping to not only keep Sacramento and our communities safe from flooding, but these landscapes are currently providing critical wintering habitat to fish, birds and hundreds of other wildlife species. In an effort to demonstrate the power of proper floodplain management, the Floodplain Forward Coalition came together with the conservation touring company, EcoFlight, to show media, legislative staff and California Natural Resources Secretary, Wade Crowfoot, how the floodplains are working in the Sacramento Valley and demonstrate how we can provide more benefits to people and wildlife with an increase in investment and permitting from state leaders. (more)