Conservation

Moth outbreak stresses trees in New Mexico forests

99 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An insect outbreak is believed to be causing conifer stands in some central New Mexico forests to lose their needles, further stressing trees amid an ongoing drought.

Rio Grande running stronger, but experts aren’t celebrating yet

118 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — If you’ve driven past the Rio Grande river lately, you’ve probably noticed the Rio Grande looks a lot better than it did a month ago when it ran dry for the first time in 40 years. However, experts said the river is still at risk of drying up again

In New Mexico, there’s not enough water for everyone

142 Views  Â At least not for our current way of life, experts say NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – “Is there enough water for everyone in New Mexico?” That’s what KRQE News 13 has been asking experts. And the consensus is: probably not, especially in the Rio Grande Valley.

Rio Grande runs dry in Albuquerque amid dry conditions

180 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The problems continue for the Rio Grande, sandy river beds and shallow streams are now throughout the metro. The Rio Grande river hasn’t ran dry through Albuquerque since the 80s and many people can hardly believe their eyes.

New Mexico governor asked to stand up to more nuclear waste

273 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and nuclear watchdogs has delivered more than 1,100 petition signatures to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ask that the Lujan Grisham administration take all steps necessary to stop any