65,000 thank-yous to dairy farmers

June 20, 2013 

In response to "Six dairy farmers delay harvesting to protect birds" (Page B-1, June 20), thank you to the farmers who delayed harvesting to protect the nesting tricolored blackbirds! In fact, 65,000 thank-yous (the number of birds you saved).

Let's keep working on restoring some marshlands or other non-farm nesting areas so that in the coming years, those thank-yous could be in the millions.

SUE PHALEN

Sonora

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