New Faces at YVLT’s Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve!

YVLT’s 250-acre Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve is a wildlife stronghold!

Here are a few of the creatures YVLT has captured on game cameras at the Rehder Ranch in recent months (click to enlarge):

Look to the lower left hand side of the photo . . . Yes, that is a mountain lion, aka "Catamount!"

Look to the lower left hand side of the photo . . . Yes, that is a mountain lion on the prowl, aka Catamount!

YVLT's Rehder Ranch provides sanctuary for a wide range of animals like the curious fellow seen here, who pawed at our game camera before moving on.

YVLT’s Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve provides sanctuary for a wide range of animals like the curious fellow seen here, who pawed at the game camera before moving on (look below).

YVLT's conservation projects have protected thousands of acres of critical elk habitat across Northwest Colorado - one of the reasons why Colorado still has the largest elk herd in the world!

YVLT’s conservation projects have protected thousands of acres of critical elk habitat across Northwest Colorado – one of the reasons why Colorado still has the largest elk herd in the world!

Many wildlife habitats throughout the state of Colorado exist on private lands, underscoring the importance of private land conservation from a wildlife standpoint.

Many wildlife habitats throughout the state of Colorado exist on private lands, underscoring the importance of private land conservation for wild animals.

Where did these come from?? The Rehder Ranch is surrounded by the Routt National Forest. These three are likely passing through looking for a way home!

Where did these come from??
The Rehder Ranch is surrounded by the Routt National Forest. These three are likely passing through looking for a way back home!

Wild turkeys have arrived at the Rehder Ranch Nature Preserve! [September 2016]

*Photos Courtesy of RRNP Caretaker Ryan Gelling and his friend Erin Birtwistle*

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