by Laura Burfield, Greenwood Volunteer You may have heard about the terrible incident in which illegally dumped cooking waste contaminated a Lakewood pond and subsequently killed or injured many of the waterfowl who call that pond their home. Some of these injured individuals, who were covered in this oily substance rendering them unable to fly and vulnerable to illness, injury, and attack from predators, had been rescued by heroic Lakewood Animal Control officers, USFWS personnel, and volunteers from Colorado Parks and Wildlife and transported to Greenwood. We are…