Endangered Species

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

The U.S. Interior Department in November filed a series of comments critical of two hydro-storage dam proposals on the Little Colorado River. One of the main concerns is the possibly detrimental impact to the endangered humpback chub. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


US Fish and Wildlife Service

The Trump administration is proposing to reclassify the humpback chub’s status under the Endangered Species Act from endangered to threatened. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a recent assessment found the fish no longer faces immediate extinction.


Center for Biological Diversity

The Center for Biological Diversity has filed another lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s Administration. This one says the administration has failed to prevent livestock from damaging southwestern rivers and streams.

New Mexico Zoo Cares For Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

Dec 13, 2019
mexicanwolves.org

Albuquerque’s zoo is celebrating the survival of one of three Mexican gray wolf pups born at the facility this year.

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Dozens of scientists and wildlife advocates are calling on federal officials to dramatically change how endangered Mexican gray wolves are managed in the Southwest. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it comes more than a year after the current plan was found to violate federal law.


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