Places We Protect

Hamilton City


Aerial view of a winding road cutting through agricultural lands.
Hamilton City Aerial view of Hamilton City farmland © TNC

Making Room for a River 

How one town restored a river to protect its way of life. 

Rivers shaped California’s Central Valley, but when people started shaping rivers the trouble started. This is the story of how the community of Hamilton City protected itself from flooding by bringing natural features back to the Sacramento River. 

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