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Border wall concerns in Lower Rio Grande Valley diminished by virus and growth

Trump administration overrides long-standing conservation mission.

The United States border wall near the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge and Highway 281 in South Texas.

By Keith Schneider Circle of Blue

Keith Schneider is senior editor and chief correspondent at Circle of Blue. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water from six continents.

A section of the wall gets built

The United States border wall under construction near the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge and Highway 281 in South Texas.

Wall is not popular

The United States border wall under construction near the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge and Highway 281 in South Texas.

New and Contentious Discussion

A plane sprays cotton fields for bugs near the United States border wall East of Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge and Highway 281 i…

Reversing the course of federal land conservation