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Behind the Source New Mexico Series: ‘Crisis on the Rio Grande’

02.17.23 –Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus talks with reporter Danielle Prokop and visual journalist Diana Cervantes about their new series in Source New Mexico, “Crisis on the Rio Grande.” The three talk about the crisis along the river, the series, and the questions we all need to ask ourselves as we continue to stretch…

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Without Rights, NM’s Rivers Can Come Up Empty

An overview of the dry Rio Grande.

10.14.22 –In New Mexico, rivers lack rights to their own waters, which mean that when dry times strike—or people are unwilling to share—rivers run dry. “Water in New Mexico is managed on what’s called the priority administration system … it’s a system of extraction,” says Paul Tashjian with Audubon Southwest. There are ways to protect…

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