Wildlife and Holiday Decorations

As many people start to think about hanging their holiday decorations this time of year, the Colorado Division of Wildlife has issued some tips on how to decorate with wildlife in mind. These tips, which you can find here, offer handy information particularly on how to avoid having deer get tangled in strands of lights. The reindeer with his antlers wrapped in Christmas lights is a popular caricature for the holidays, but in real life, it’s very dangerous, so make sure to follow these tips to avoid getting deer trapped in your holiday lights. For other tips on how to keep wildlife safe on your property, see Fencing with Wildlife in Mind from the Colorado Division of Wildlife.