This week on New Mexico in Focus, Sarah Gustavus sits down with local journalist Laura Paskus to discuss her ongoing reporting series “New Mexico’s Changing Climate” and how changes in the Rio Grande might impact people and animals along the river.

New Mexico PBS’ one-hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus regularly airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and repeats Sundays at 7 a.m. (preempted March 12) on Channel 5.1, and Saturdays at 5 p.m. Watch New Mexico in Focus again online at shortly thereafter. 

Also this week, Desiree Cawley from the city’s Animal Welfare Department and Sara Jayne Cole from Audubon New Mexico talk about how cats are impacting local wildlife.

Host Gene Grant leads a discussion on the latest news headlines with this week’s Line opinion panelists.

Laura Paskus, independent journalist
Desiree Cawley, Animal Welfare Department
Sara Jayne Cole, Central New Mexico Audubon Society

Line Panelists
Janice Arnold-Jones, former state representative
Inez Russell Gomez, the Santa Fe New Mexican
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy & McCarthy, LLP
Stephen Spitz, host of New Mexico People, Places and Ideas on KUNM

Sarah Gustavus

Gene Grant

The producer of New Mexico in Focus is Sarah Gustavus and Kathy Wimmer, associate producer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.

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