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  • More bees are needed to help pollinate almond trees in California, the USDA reports that farm outputs have tripled over the past 70 years while labor and land use have fallen, ranch-trained horses remain valuable assets on larger ranches, and tire manufacturer Goodyear begins using soybean oil in some new tires.
  • A look at a few projects being proposed as solutions for the low water levels in the lower Colorado River basin, and how the decline in common milkweed threatens the monarch butterfly.
  • A look at food price increases over the past year, the factors behind increased retail prices for beef, the Food and Drug Administration will now require a veterinary prescription for injected antibiotics for livestock, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature adds the monarch butterfly to its “red list” of threatened species.
  • Quitobaquito Springs is a natural water source near the US-Mexico border in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. It’s a sacred site and historic homestead to a southern Arizona tribe. It's also now housing some of the state’s most endangered species. But the site is now in peril.
  • High winds and dry conditions are fueling wildfires in Southwestern Colorado, prompting an agressive response by firefighters.The Bureau of Land…
  • According to a press release from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, biologists have counted more yearling razorback suckers this fall in the San Juan…
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a $3,000 reward for information regarding the shootings of two eagles left at the headquarters of the…
  • A couple of bald eagles hanging around your place is kind of cool, but a convocation of almost 80 of them is another story...Eespecially if you raise free…