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State to Fund Purchase of Wildlife Sanctuary

November 21, 2001|From Times Wire Reports

The Nature Conservancy will use $35 million in state grants to purchase and improve a large wildlife sanctuary in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The conservancy is purchasing 9,200-acre Staten Island, one of the state's largest havens for sandhill cranes, with Cal-Fed Bay-Delta Program grants.

The conservancy will manage the island as a farming operation and preserve for a variety of waterfowl, according to an announcement by Gov. Gray Davis.

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