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  • The harder they spawn, the quicker they die

    Silvery minnows had a good run this year on New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande, but an increase in the number of dead fish has prompted the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to raise the "incidental take" numbers allowed for the species

  • A massive restoration program may have nothing left to save

    Fish populations are plunging in the California Delta even as the CalFed Bay-Delta Authority considers exporting yet more water

  • On the Colorado, a grand experiment meets Mother Nature

    A recent experimental flood from Glen Canyon Dam may have killed endangered native humpback chub in the Colorado River through Grand Canyon

  • The public pays to keep water in a river

    Three important "takings" lawsuits claim farmers should be compensated when water is withheld from irrigators in order to help endangered species during times of drought

  • Peace breaks out on the Rio Grande

    A groundbreaking settlement between New Mexico environmentalists and the city of Albuquerque may keep water in the Middle Rio Grande and help both farmers and endangered silvery minnows

  • Trout wriggles into a sagebrush rebellion

    A U.S. Fish and Wildlife proposal for bull trout critical habitat along Nevada’s Jarbidge River raises the stakes in the conflict over whether to rebuild an Elko County road

  • An icon of the Rio Grande has all but vanished in the wild

    A Fish and Wildlife Service official calls the endangered silvery minnow a "lucky species," even as biologists on New Mexico’s Middle Rio Grande say it’s in imminent danger of extinction

  • Wilderness isn’t a fish farm

    The writer Nickas says poison doesn’t belong in wilderness no matter what the motive

  • Native fish: Some environmentalists don’t get it

    The writer supports poisoning exotic fish so that native fish can be restored to the West

  • Warm-water native fish are left out in the cold

    A new study by a team of biologists shows little is being done to save a dozen of the Southwest’s threatened and endangered native fish species

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