Ken Salazar http://kunm.org en Audubon calls for restoring NM rivers http://kunm.org/post/audubon-calls-restoring-nm-rivers <p></p><p>Audubon New Mexico released a report on the heels of a visit here by Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar. The study argues that restoring natural streamflows will bring environmental and economic benefits.</p><p></p><p>Dams, reservoirs, and levees are all tools used to alter the natural flow of a river for crop irrigation, drinking water and industrial use. The benefits are substantial. But they also create major changes to the natural flow pattern of New Mexico&rsquo;s rivers and streams.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 23:19:22 +0000 Megan Kamerick 15453 at http://kunm.org Audubon calls for restoring NM rivers