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Summer. For Coloradoans, that means river romping, wildflowers, and smoky skies. Wildfires are a natural part of our arid climate in the hot summer months, but lately, the severity and frequency of these fires have exploded. Factors such as climate warming and fire suppression have intensified wildfires. After the Australian bush was engulfed in flames in 2020, many saw a flash of burned koalas and wombats flash across the news. With the season for western fires approaching, you may wonder what you can do for wildlife if one…

Did you know that messy fishing practices can be incredibly dangerous to local wildlife? A fishing line that has not been properly disposed of can entangle or choke wildlife such as waterfowl, birds, turtles, and fish. Similarly, many feathered critters will use discarded fishing line as nest material, which also endangers their chicks. Fishing hooks can be swallowed by wildlife, which can cause immense pain or prevent them from eating. Here at Greenwood, we are no stranger to caring for wildlife that have been injured by fishing line…