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Have you ever heard the saying, “it takes a village” ? Last week, we saw this saying in action when a whole slew of partners came together in an effort to release a single injured Black – tailed Prairie Dog: a keystone species in Colorado. A young woman found the prairie dog in her apartment complex (thanks to her curious canine) far from the burrows in a nearby field. The animal was barely moving, tilting her head and waddling slowly. As a previous rat owner, the woman knew…

Last month, a Canada Goose was brought to Greenwood with a band around its leg. He hatched sometime during or before 2002 and was banded in 2003. A small aluminum bracelet with numbers that read 0958-86038 was banded to his ankle. For 16 years this goose wore his bling; supporting scientists’ attempts to collect valuable data. United States Geological Survey (USGS) stands for science in a changing world which is why we made sure to report the band upon arrival of Greenwood.The effort to band waterfowl and birds…

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Ninety-two percent of Coloradans recreate in the outdoors – on our public lands – at least once a week. That means the responsibility to respect our lands and wildlife falls onto our shoulders’. As human population rises, our protected lands carry even more value to the wildlife that call these places home. For all of the wildlife lovers enjoying the outdoors this summer, we have created a small list of things you can do to mitigate impacts on Colorado’s cherished outdoor playground. 1.Take pictures and observe from a…

We asked our crafty supporters for PopSocket designs and we certainly received! So far, we have accumulated eleven creative designs. Here are a few that have been the most popular: These original illustrations have already raised $402! Fifty percent of sales benefit Greenwood. We would like to continue this success with even more designs. It’s not too late, you can still submit your creative pieces or buy one of the stunning PopSockets that have already been created. PopSockets have created new swappable devices that make it easy to…