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Living with Prairie Dogs: Workshop on Non-lethal Management of Gunnison’s Prairie Dogs


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Free Workshop:

Sunday, 06/28/2019
3 to 5 pm

Classroom, Timberline Firearms and Training
11972 N. US-89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Flagstaff is home to Gunnison’s prairie dogs, a species native to grasslands in the Four Corners region.These colonial burrowing ground squirrels are highly beneficial to grasslands and are considered a species of greatest conservation need across its range, but they can be, or perceived to be, incompatible with some land uses.

This workshop is for anyone living in proximity to Gunnison’s prairie dogs interested in learning more about them and how to control their presence on property you own or manage. In this free 2 to 3 hour hands-on workshop, you will learn:

Come prepared to wrap up the workshop with hands on practice outside with Reverse Dispersal Translocation, a DIY passive relocation method that encourages prairie dogs to move themselves from conflict areas without human handling. All participants will leave with a copy of the newly published handbook: A Non-Lethal Management Guide for Gunnison’s Prairie Dogs.


Contact: 928-202-1325, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This is a Habitat Harmony, Inc. project supported by the City of Flagstaff and funded by the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Heritage Fund.