The U.S. Senate Committee On Indian Affairs held an oversight hearing on the costs of Alcohol and Drug abuse in Indian Country Wednesday. One of the main themes that emerged from the panel discussion was a push to engage Native youth and the need to tap them for potential solutions.
A group of researchers and investors in New Mexico hope a new machine could be a game changer for the state’s green chile crop. Their goal is to streamline the harvesting process and increase production.
The Sonoran pronghorn is light, fast and adapted for life in the desert, but just over a decade ago they were all but wiped out due to a severe drought. Now, efforts to help the endangered animal make a comeback are proving successful.
The U.S. Forest Service must reexamine a plan for allowing cattle to graze near Fossil Creek on the Coconino National Forest. A court has ruled the current plan jeopardizes habitat for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.
California Condors have been considered an endangered species for nearly 50 years. Conservationists say their numbers have been increasing, although the birds still face dangers from lead poisoning, mainly from eating prey that was killed by lead bullets.