PHOTOS: Flooded Fields Bring Back Shorebirds

PHOTOS: Flooded Fields Bring Back Rare Birds
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Farmer Dave Hedlin clears his Skagit Valley fields in preparation for the first flood of the Nature Conservancy's shorebird-restoration project.
br> The three farmers who signed up to participate in the project have also helped shape its direction.

"They asked for advice first off instead of telling us what they wanted to do," Hedlin said.
— Photograph courtesy Steve Mlodinow, the Nature Conservancy
 
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