Between vast almond orchards and dairy pastures in the heart of California’s farm country sits a property being redesigned to look like it did 150 years ago, before levees restricted the flow of rivers that weave across the landscape. The 2,100 acres (1,100 hectares) at the confluence of the Tuolumne and San Joaquin rivers in the state’s Central Valley are being reverted to a floodplain.
- Public Policy Institute of California: Blog - California’s rivers could help protect the state from flood and drought
- Western Water rewind: California Spent Decades Trying to Keep Central Valley Floods at Bay. Now It Looks to Welcome Them Back