Rabbit breeding season runs from late March through September, a good portion of the year! During this time, rabbits with new offspring will make ground nests to protect their young. These nests are commonly found in yards and gardens, and the baby rabbits can be injured if their nest is run over during mowing. Here are some tips on how to check for ground nests before mowing your lawn, so that your local rabbits can grow up healthy and happy! Rabbit nests look like a small patch of…

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Oh no, you’ve found a bird’s nest in the old backyard tree you want to remove! What do you do? There are regulations regarding the moving or destroying of nests, so make sure to do your research before taking action. Here are some of the most important rules to know: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) states that it is illegal to “take (kill), possess, import, export, transport, sell, purchase, barter, or offer for sale, any migratory bird, or the parts, nests, or eggs of such bird except…

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on May 8th! Migratory birds do so much for our ecosystem,including the spreading of seeds, plant pollination, agricultural pest elimination, and so much more.Let’s take a day to look for and celebrate our winged friends! Colorado is native to over 400 species ofbird, and it is right in the middle of the Central Flyway.There are’s many migratory birds you may see in Colorado this time of year, including the SandhillCrane, Northern Goshawk, and Bald Eagle. Some smaller birds can be attracted to your…