silvery minnow http://kunm.org en Saving fish from a drying river http://kunm.org/post/saving-fish-drying-river <p>The monsoon rains arrived this month, but it&rsquo;s still hot and dry in New Mexico.</p><p>The ongoing drought is placing stress on the state&rsquo;s rivers and streams, including the Rio Grande. And while cities and farmers still receive their shares of water, each summer, one user gets left out&mdash;the Rio Grande itself. Like it has every summer for the past decade, the Rio Grande downstream of Albuquerque is drying.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:48:59 +0000 Laura Paskus 15773 at http://kunm.org Saving fish from a drying river