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Cooperative Farming
Southwest Region, January 31, 2006
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Biologist Sanchez has been working up cooperative farm agreements for this year's farm program.  Several changes were made in hopes of maximizing refuge crop shares used by waterfowl.  Farmer/personnel meetings will continue for the next couple of weeks.

The annual Midwinter Waterfowl Survey was held on January 4th, and yielded 13,478 ducks, 12,475 geese, and 4 trumpeter swans for a grand total of 26,522 waterbirds (including American coots).  The refuge continued to hold high concentrations of ducks and geese throughout the month due to excellent habitat conditions.

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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