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Colorado Tax Checkoff Benefits Wildlife Fund

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Help some of our state's threatened and endangered wildlife by volunteering a contribution to the Non-game Conservation and Wildlife Restoration Cash Fund on your 2017 Colorado state tax return through the voluntary income tax checkoff.  Donations made on Line 1 of Colorado tax form 104CH support wildlife rehabilitation and conservation throughout the state.

Learn to Grow Native Plants from Seeds and Cuttings

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The Pueblo Library is hosting a free seminar on growing native plants from seeds and cuttings.

The class will be taught by Ed Roland, Colorado State University Extension Native Plant Master, to help encourage growing native foliage to benefit wildlife, pollinating birds and insects, as well as people. Participants will receive free native seeds as part of their participation.

Forest Service Extends Deadline to Apply for Temporary Jobs

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The Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service has announced the availability of 300 temporary jobs in a variety of occupations for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.

Temporary jobs are available for trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support.

High Plains Snow Goose Festival Celebrates Winter Roost for Migratory Geese

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As fields and reservoirs are turning white with the arrival of roosting waterfowl during their traditional winter migration, plans are well underway for the annual celebration known as the High Plains Snow Goose Festival scheduled February 8-11.

In its 16th year, the festival attracts families, bird watchers and a variety of outdoor enthusiasts to see the Arctic geese as they arrive at their winter roosts along the Western Central Flyway that includes Colorado, New Mexico and the Texas panhandle.