Nature Conservancy Conservation analyst Chris McColl pilots a remote-controlled helicopter as Nature Conservancy project director Judah Grossman watches the unmanned aircraft along the Cosumnes River in Sacramento. The site flooded in early February, the first large-scale flood on the project site since strategic levee removal was completed last summer.
Nature Conservancy Conservation analyst Chris McColl pilots a remote-controlled helicopter as Nature Conservancy project director Judah Grossman watches the unmanned aircraft along the Cosumnes River in Sacramento. The site flooded in early February, the first large-scale flood on the project site since strategic levee removal was completed last summer. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Nature Conservancy Conservation analyst Chris McColl pilots a remote-controlled helicopter as Nature Conservancy project director Judah Grossman watches the unmanned aircraft along the Cosumnes River in Sacramento. The site flooded in early February, the first large-scale flood on the project site since strategic levee removal was completed last summer. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

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