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Wildlife Interactions Increase with Population Growth

Do you have squirrels chewing on your trees or raccoons eating your corn?  Tired of dealing with mice in your house? Wildlife Masters are available to provide information on how to deal with these critters and more. Trained volunteers can help the public address wildlife conflicts.

How do you contact a Wildlife Master? Call the main Boulder County Extension Office number at 303-678-6238 and ask to be placed in the Wildlife Master voice mail or e-mail

Wildlife Damage Management Contractors

It is important to find a company with which you feel comfortable and fits your specific needs. Not all companies deal with all animals and insects, some animals such as bats and bees have special needs. Many of the listed companies have web sites that provide educational information about wildlife behavior and habitat. Understanding why animals do what they do will help you make an informed decision when selecting a company.

Does not imply endorsement.

National Wildlife Control Operators Association

Nuisances Wildlife Laws in Colorado

The following are summaries of Colorado’s most common regulations and statutes pertaining to nuisance wildlife questions. The laws and regulations in this link are paraphrased for easier understanding and are intended only as a guide. Nuisance Wildlife Questions. Colorado’s wildlife statutes and regulations can be viewed in their entirety with the following link. Wildlife Statutes and Regulations.

Wildlife Master Program

Applications are not currently being accepted.

Assist Boulder County residents in dealing with conflicts with wildlife.

Fact Sheets on Wildlife in Colorado

Visit the CSU Publications page for a more complete list of fact sheets

Wolf Re-introduction Series – November

Click here for information on the Wolf Reintroduction Series

Wolves in Colorado: Science & Stories.

This November, Colorado voters will go to the polls to vote on the reintroduction of wolves to Colorado. To learn more on both sides of the issue, a series of presentations will take place by the Institute for Science & Policy and Colorado State University Warner College of Natural Resources, in partnership with the Center for Collaborative Conservation, the Center for Human-Carnivore Coexistence, CSU Extension, and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

White Wolf

Episode 1: The Science of Restoring Wolves to Colorado
Thursday, September 24 at 5 p.m. MT

Episode 2: Community Perspectives and Conflict over Wolves
Thursday, October 8 at 5 p.m. MTEpisode

Episode 3: The Values and Costs of Wolves
Thursday, October 15 at 5 p.m. MTEpisode

Episode 4: The Experience of Living With Wolves
Thursday, October 22 at 5 p.m. MT

These presentations are free and open to anyone. To learn more and to register: