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You may have noticed your roadway travels have been a bit more gruesome the past few weeks. By this I mean the poor, bloated, splatted, squished prairie dogs that have littered the pavement. This time of year, the young male prairie dogs get kicked out of the colony to find a new home. It’s a good thing, evolutionarily, because it promotes variety in the colony’s genetics. The males can mate with ladies of new families and mix up the gene pool. This phenomena however, means hundreds of prairie…

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While Greenwood is an organization that prides itself on the rehabilitation of individual animals, we also hope our efforts benefit the entire ecosystem and it’s species. Species that are on the decline are categorized as “endangered” or “threatened” by Federal and State laws. They are meant to be protected under those laws. While Greenwood doesn’t often rehabilitate endangered animals, we do bolster Colorado’s wildlife in any way that we can. Because Endangered Species Week is here, we thought we might highlight the magnificent success of Lynx reintroduction into…

Help Greenwood Wildlife and Rocky Mountain Wild celebrate the second Colorado Endangered Species Week, May 13 – 19. We’re so lucky to live in a state with abundant native wildlife. While many of our native species are thriving, there are also many threatened and endangered species in our state. We love all of our local wildlife, but our endangered species deserve some extra acknowledgement. That’s why we’re celebrating Colorado Endangered Species Week, with a series of special events, films, resources, and suggestions for helping these animals. Special thanks…