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Yolo Bypass Symposium, Part 3: Farms, flood, fish, and fowl: Putting the puzzle together


Stakeholders discuss how to integrating the multiple plans and processes in the Yolo Bypass Land use in the Yolo Bypass is dominated by agriculture; it is part of Yolo County‚Äôs heritage as well as a vital of its economy. Farming activities in the bypass generally begin in late spring and extend through the summer, when flooding is uncommon. Primary crops […]

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Yolo Bypass Symposium, part 1: A flood of plans and possibilities


Symposium focuses on how to integrate agriculture, wildlife, and public access on the managed floodplain From Maven’s Notebook: In between Sacramento and Davis lies the Yolo Bypass, a narrow strip of land 40 miles long and 3 miles wide. Capable of carrying four times the flow of the Sacramento River, the bypass is part of a larger flood control system […]

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