The environmental group WildEarth Guardians Tuesday asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to consider declaring the Rio Grande sucker, a fish found in northern New Mexico, endangered.
Rain, hail causing disease and damage
Crew gained valuable experience dealing with large disasters
Favorable conditions expected for today
Billions of gallons would be piped from rural to more populated areas
Up to 5 inches of rain recorded in southern parts of state
5 inches forecast for southern part of state
Natural-looking filter for storm debris to use native plants, boulders
Rocks, plants key to channeling stormwater
The chance of a “megadrought” gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news for California’s already parched landscape.
Conditions are the best since 2007
Better maintenance of arroyos is most critical step, city official says