One of our awesome M.I.C.E volunteers is also a writer. Check out this amazing piece she wrote about her experience at Greenwood: As a M.I.C.E. (Most Important Care and Enrichment) volunteer, you enjoy a flexible position which allows you to assist with daily jobs in and around the facility. Pick a weekly shift that fits your needs. Put your housekeeping, lawn care, plumbing, carpentry or other skills to work for a wonderful cause. Although there is no direct animal contact your efforts are vital to help Greenwood keep…

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Please DO NOT FEED baby squirrels. Many of the squirrels we’ve gotten recently have been fed by misinformed members of the public. This can eventually kill the baby. It’s heartbreaking for both the unknowing rescuer who fed the squirrel and for our Animal Care team. We all want to help these animals, but feeding them based on instructions or recipes you find online will only CAUSE HARM. At our rehabilitation center, they are fed by experienced staff and volunteers who have gone through many hours of training. They…

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After an online fundraiser called Wildlife Wednesday raised $23,420 dollars, Greenwood was ready to expand and build a whole new aviary for crows. This new space was built to allow Greenwood to raise orphaned crows into adulthood. Now we get to watch these little crows grow into their feathery attitudes. This building took a lot of work from volunteers, staff, the public, and other partners. One example is the large perches that hang in the enclosure. We put an ask out to the public to bring us tree…

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The Elk mating season is approaching. That means hundreds of tourists will flock to Colorado to view this amazing wildlife event. In honor of this seasonal occasion, we thought we might provide a few reminders of how to view wildlife safely and respectfully. 1.Binoculars If you really want to minimize your impact on the animal, binoculars are great. You can invest in a pair that really help you get a good view without the worry of spooking the animal in your direction. 2.If you can’t cover it with…