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NMSU specialist seeks to preserve green spaces

January 26, 2014 • State News

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A cooperative extension specialist at New Mexico State University is looking for ways to preserve green spaces in places where water is scarce.

The research focuses on water conservation, said Bernd Leinauer, who has been studying turf grass and water conservation for 13 years.

“We are focusing on water preservation in the landscape,” he told KRWG-TV (http://bit.ly/1f1co8C). “We need water to grow plants in the desert, but when water is used for aesthetics instead of food, for example, it becomes questionable. So, how much water can we afford to Login to read more

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