Greenwood hosts several 8 and 12 week internship sessions throughout the spring, summer, and fall. The internship is meant to provide nursing experience with our wild patients and on-the-job training in basic rehabilitation skills. As an intern at Greenwood, you will get the opportunity to care for many species, including: Fox Squirrel Raccoon House Finch American Robin Mallard Canada Goose Crow Merganser Grebe Hummingbird and many more…. You will learn the protocols and best practices to care for orphaned, injured, and sick wildlife. Our licensed rehabilitators and mentors…

written by: Chelsea Barrett City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) staff, trustees, and Prairie Dog Working group are in the process of drafting a plan to address prairie dogs on approximately 280 acres of land that they have designated as irrigable. According to the draft plan, irrigable refers to areas “that are associated with water rights and water that is typically available at a time, in a place and in amounts such that those OSMP lands are, or are able to be, irrigated for agricultural…

Support wildlife in need! By donating all, or a portion of your refund, you can help our mission of rehabilitating and releasing orphaned and injured wildlife back into their habitats. ReFUND Colorado: Donate directly to our nonprofit You can choose to donate directly to Greenwood with the Voluntary Contributions Schedule form in your tax documents. On line 17, write in our ID number, “20033002513” along with our full organization name, “Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center”. Your contributions to Greenwood help supply species-specific foods and medical supplies, which are vital…

Wildlife has a great way of warming hearts and sparking inspiration. If you have a creative knack we welcome you to create a design for one or more of a variety of merchandise products to fundraise for Greenwood! These items will help Greenwood raise money for the orphaned and injured animals that come to us. To get started, read simple guidelines for best practices when it comes to your design. We’d love to see your creations and wild animals will benefit! Pick your canvas We are partnering with…

During the giving season, there are many ways to help our mission of wildlife rehabilitation. Snag a 2023 Photo Calendar Organize your year with captivating photos of patients Greenwood cared for throughout 2022. This colorful and charming wall calendar is sure to brighten your day. Purchase yours today to stay up-to-date on the Center’s happenings and learn about local critters all while supporting the animals! A Greenwood calendar is also the perfect gift for any busy bee in your life. Swing by the Center and pick up a…

In the last 50 years, 3 billion birds have disappeared from the planet. While many in the birding community have noticed declines at their backyard feeders, this compilation of data from the largest bird organizations shows just how alarming these losses are. A study was published based on years of citizen science and research. The message was very clear. One in every four birds is gone and there is something we can do about it.  The habitat that has the most significant loss is grasslands. Like the grasslands in…

On October 19th, Greenwood received a melanistic (black) fox who was badly in need of treatment. She had a severe case of mange, which was so far progressed that she could barely open her eyes. Mange is a horrific disease caused by parasitic mites that burrow into the skin resulting in itching and hair loss. It is often a death sentence for wild animals if there is nobody who can help. The disease leads to extended pain and suffering, which is a tragic way to die. When the…

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Brrrr… Winter is coming and that means our wild friends will be looking for places to keep warm. Consider these wildlife proofing tips so that you don’t come home to discover uninvited guests in your house this season! Before you get started, make sure there is no one living in spaces around your home already! They might stay under your shed or deck, in your chimney, or even find a way into your attic. Check out this diagram for an idea of where they like to hangout. If…

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Wildlife Wednesday is Greenwood’s annual online fundraiser where we appeal to supporters to help reach a specific monetary goal. This year we raised $20,000 to renovate our outdoor fox enclosure. The updates allow us to keep injured and orphaned foxes at Greenwood longer in the rehabilitation process instead of transferring them to another rehabilitator once they are ready to be moved outside!  For orphaned foxes kits, a raised ceiling will give them plenty of room to pounce and play. We are excited to see these little hunters thrive!…

Want one of these photos? Email Chelsea@greenwoodwildlife.org