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The Interview: Tom ‘Smitty’ Smith

After more than three decades championing environmental causes in the Legislature, Tom “Smitty” Smith is hanging up his trademark straw hat.

After more than three decades championing environmental causes in the Legislature, Tom “Smitty” Smith is hanging up his trademark straw hat....Read More

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Feeling the Burn in Big Bend

An epic drought has scientists racing to predict the future of Big Bend's unique sky islands.

The 2011 drought that wiped out half the piñon pines in Big Bend’s sky island is a warning shot as the Southwest succumbs to climate change....Read More

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