Tales From The Sand Wash Basin Wild Horse Roundup: StellaLuna’s Story

By Amy Hefestay, Vice President   The roundup in the Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area (HMA) in NW Colorado started on Wednesday, September 1st. The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) own documentation states that the helicopters should travel at a speed that matches the slowest horse to not separate foals from their mothers. This…

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Step aside, sharks: It’s Bat Week

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Colorado is home to 18 bat species that are vital to the state’s ecosystem. Jack Murphy with Urban Wildlife Rescue explains why in a Channel 9 News Interview. https://www.9news.com/video/news/local/next/bat-week-colorado/73-bebfc358-5a60-4048-a49f-0ac3bd87193f?fbclid=IwAR3R2GKPOMnLT7J3m23rgIB98vqpZcmwmn2Whjv95BwYLaWfmyHb2if82F0

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Humane Ways to Keep Unwanted Critters Out of Buildings

By Jack Murphy CAP Board Member Now is the perfect time to check your house for any problems that could allow wildlife to enter your home, as cold weather approaches. Co-existence is great—cohabitation, not so much. Like humans, wild animals want to be warm and cozy in winter too, but having critters living in, or…

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Sand Wash Basin Wild Horses: Displaced Priorities by the BLM?

By Amy Hefestay | CAP Board Member Photo A: Two young stallions in the Sand Wash Basin herd, July 2021 I have been fascinated with horses for most of my life and I know I am not alone. If you ask people to describe something about Colorado or the “wild west,” many will mention Wild…

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