Matt Weiser writes, "The nonprofit Sacramento River Conservation Area Forum, based in Red Bluff, will manage the program and serve as a buffer between landowners and the federal wildlife agency.
"This agreement says, 'Go ahead and plant that riparian habitat,'" said Beverley Anderson- Abbs, manager of the conservation forum. "You've done something good. You've helped bring a species back. So we're not going to come after you if something goes wrong.""