10 Sep '12, 7pm

Green Blog: A Crop Dividend: Restored Bird Habitat in New Jersey: Sales of sunflower seeds have financed the con...

Green Blog: A Crop Dividend: Restored Bird Habitat in New Jersey: Sales of sunflower seeds have financed the con...

John P. Parke/New Jersey Audubon Raj Sinha’s sunflower farm in Augusta, N.J. The seeds are bagged and sold to finance grasslands restoration on a site 40 miles to the south. Farmers and wildlife advocates don’t often see eye to eye; each can look at a field and see widely divergent possibilities. Yet by encouraging farmers to plant fields of flowers, an innovative program in New Jersey is helping to finance the rehabilitation of wildlife areas for endangered species of birds. The crop is sunflowers, and sales of sunflower seeds, bagged and sold as birdseed by the New Jersey Audubon Society , have financed the conversion of a 70-acre tract of state-owned land into a grassland habitat. Since the program began five years ago, flocks of 50 or more bobolinks, a threatened species in the state, have been counted at the site. Other threatened species, including the American kestr...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/10/a-crop-dividend...

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