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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2019 


A look at some of the big takeaways from the release of the redacted Mueller report. Also, on our Friday rundown: Iowa recovers from devastating floods and prepares for more. And, scallopers urged to minimize the threat to seagrass.

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Public News Service - NM: Public Lands/Wilderness

Albuquerque, NM – While the University of New Mexico Lobos are getting ready to battle the Aztecs in San Diego this weekend, UNM students and others here at home are helping New Mexico's wild mascot in its battle for survival. Governor Richardson has declared this the state's first "Wolf Aware

Albuquerque, NM – Shopping by catalog enhances the choices available to consumers, especially those living in New Mexico's rural communities. Now a new, no-cost website will let shoppers choose which catalogs they want, or don't want, clogging up their mailboxes. David Mizejewski is perhaps be

Washington, D.C. – Two unrelated reports released Thursday have calculated the economic value of public lands in New Mexico and find that leaving wilderness intact provides long-term economic benefits, when compared to extracting resources through logging, mining or drilling. The findings coun

Roswell, NM – New Mexicans are heading into the great outdoors this week to help protect the state's natural treasures. Saturday is National Public Lands Day, a day to clean up and improve public lands, parks, and wilderness. Bill Murry with the BLM's Roswell Field Office is helping to organiz

Washington, DC – An updated analysis from The Wilderness Society indicates more than 10,000 new oil and gas wells may be drilled in New Mexico over the next two decades. The news has ranchers and conservationists worried about possible damage to livestock, as well as soil and water quality. Tw

Two of New Mexico's largest cities are raising money to maintain the healthy flow of two rivers. The cities of Santa Fe and Albuquerque have "river funds" to purchase water rights for the sole purpose of preserving the natural flows of the Santa Fe River and the Rio Grande. And now, Santa Fe residen

Washington, D.C. - Many of the "long and winding roads" that snake through New Mexico's national forests may soon disappear back into the wilderness. Congress is looking at funding a program to close unauthorized, redundant and rarely used forest roads, and a new analysis shows closing the roads wi

Sportsmen and anglers from across the Rocky Mountain West are in Washington this week to adopt an energy policy that balances oil and gas development with greater protection of wildlife and water resources. Tim Turri, who runs a guided big game hunting service in Otero County, is with the group an

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