Dealing with Unwanted Wildlife
Burrowing Animal ID (prairie dogs, voles, moles, ground squirrels, and pocket gophers – Determine species by burrows and damage.
Specific Animal Control – Prairie Dogs, Voles, Skunks, Birds, Snakes, Deer, Elk, etc.
Fencing with Wildlife in Mind – Guidelines and details for constructing fences with wildlife in mind.
Have a Wildlife Question? Contact Parks and Wildlife.
Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management – University of Nebraska has many fine publications and links.
Bees and Other Pollinators
Attracting Bats – Build a Bat House and Criteria for Successful Bat Houses
Gardening For Insects – butterfly gardening, flowers that attract native bees, honey bees, and moths
DriftWatch – Register your pesticide-sensitive areas, a resource for pesticide applicators
Resources & Helpful Information
SAM Webinars and Web Videos
SAM Newsletter Articles
- Feeding Wildlife During Winter Does Harm
- Making Beeswax Candles – spring 2016
- Americans Tend to Think About Wildlife Like their Ancestors Did – fall 2015
- Pollinators: Everyone Needs a Home – summer 2013
- Fall Birdhouse Cleaning – fall 2013
- Where Do They Go for Winter? – fall 2013
- Dragonfly Pond Watch – summer 2013
- Protecting and Enhancing Riparian Areas – fall 2012
- Improving Land for Pheasant and Other Grassland Birds – fall 2011
- Snakes – summer 2012
- Wildlife and Mountain Living – spring 2012
- Pocket Gophers Signs Are Showing Up Again – spring 2011
- Stop the Japanese Beetle – fall 2010
- Pollinators – spring 2010
- Got Voles – winter 2010
- Mountain Pine Beetle – fall 2009
- Friendly Pesticides for Home Gardens
- Attracting Butterflies to the Garden
- Nuisance Wasps and Bees
- Beneficial Insects and Other Arthropods
- Insect Control: Soaps and Detergents
- Insect Control: Horticultural Oils
- Wildflowers in Colorado
- Native Herbaceous Perennials for Colorado Landscapes
- Herbaceous Perennials
More Wildlife Resources
- NRCS Wildlife Habitat Tip sheet
- National Wildlife Federation Garden for Wildlife
- Backyard Conservation – published by NRCS, this publication will help you make your backyard more attractive by increasing food and shelter for birds, reducing soil erosion, and much more.
- National Diversity Information Source – CO’s Biological Map and Data Resource.
- Wildlife Factsheets
- The Xerces Society – Invertebrate Conservation