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…

Many animals that come to Greenwood are injured as a result of some form of human impact. A large number of the birds we see were injured by striking windows. In a new initiative to improve bird conservation, Denver has become one of the 30 Urban Bird Treaty Cities in the United States. A major goal of the program is to reduce the number of bird collisions with city buildings. In conjunction with the treaty, a program called Lights Out Denver will work to collect data on the…

By Ellie Peevler, Spring 2004 Spring 2004-Now in my 13th season of volunteering at Greenwood, I’ve been involved in a number of releases but had never seen any coons released, and when I walked into the Center the morning of March 4, they were just getting ready to do this. This is a somewhat quiet time right now, so I asked the Animal Care Manager if I could go along since it would be a first for me, and of course she said I could.