BY THERESA DAVIS / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at 11:19pm
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The lesser prairie chicken is an icon of the flat grasslands of eastern New Mexico. But the bird’s habitat is dwindling, thanks to overgrazing, drought and energy development.
Now, Lost Draw Ranch, a cattle operation south of Portales, will adopt practices to protect the prairie chicken.