KSFR News

Ellen Berkovitch revisits this radio feature that she originally produced for Women's Focus on KUNM. Michelle Obama's second to last graduation speech as First Lady of the United States.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:56am MDT

There's a population that is thriving in New Mexico—wild turkeys. Matt Miller of the Nature Conservancy has written that the restoration of the American wild turkey may be quote the greatest wildlife conservation story ever. The birds were on the brink of collapse with a population of just 30,000 about a century ago. Today there are 7 million wild turkeys in the U.S.The NM Department of Game and Fish told Jenna Marshall that its conservation and habitat restoration budget derives in large part from issuing of hunting licenses to those who want to bag their Thanksgiving bird for themselves.

 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:54am MDT

New Mexico, 46% of pre school age children receive federal food assistance benefits-- the largest percentage of any state in the nation. But the face of hunger is not always obvious from the outside. KSFR’s Jenna Marshall visited the Food Depot in Santa Fe last week. The Food Depot largely acts as a redistribution agency of food supplies for food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and youth and senior citizen programs. It also runs a mobile food pantry in northern New Mexico that serves 7000 people a year. Visit the Food Depot dot org to learn more.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:52am MDT

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