BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Making New Mexico’s dwindling water supplies more sustainable is the driving force behind a plan announced Thursday by Gov. Susana Martinez and other state officials.
The New Mexico River Stewards Initiative aims to protect the health of rivers and watersheds throughout the state through projects that would include lowering riverbanks, replanting native vegetation and revitalizing wetlands.
Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn has been working on establishing the program for years. He likens it to maintaining pipelines, Login to read more