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Prairie Dog Relocators by State

 

The prairie dog relocators featured on this page are known to practice humane, live, wild-to-wild relocations.   All of the groups are listed by state and are dedicated to preserving this keystone species and can be counted on for positive public relations.

 

 

 Prairie Dog Pals

 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

 


 

Prairie Dog Specialists

 Denver, Colorado

 


 

Arizona

Habitat Harmony

HH is a local non-profit that works with Arizona Department of Game and Fish on Gunnsion’s relocations in the Flagstaff and surrounding areas.
Contact:
Sherrygolden1@aol.com or tish@tishflagstaff.com

 

Wildlands Conservation Alliance

Wildlands Conservation Alliance seeks to preserve and protect the grassland ecosystems of North America and all its' inhabitants, great and small. We are striving to do this through three primary objectives: Research, Education and Conservation. WCA does not always do actual relocations but may be able to provide support.
Contact Jennifer Verdolin at
wildlands@wildlands-alliance.org


 

Colorado

 

Prairie Dog Specialists

Specializing in relocation, education, displays, and awareness of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog. PDS practices relocations in the Denver Metropolitan area.
Contact:
pdspecialists@qwest.net

 

Growing Ideas

Growing Ideas will help you find creative solutions to preserving and restoring prairie ecosystems, some of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. Specializing in re-vegetation, prairie dog relocation, and vegetative and fencing barriers to help minimize wildlife conflicts with people.

We'd like to give you a complimentary quote for your project(s). Please call us at 303.517.3167 in Denver or toll-free at 1-888-ROCKIN-1 (1-888-762-5461).


Wild Places Inc.

Wild Places is a non-profit working in the state of Colorado for the conservation and preservation of the black-tailed prairie dog. WP has been practicing relocations for over a decade.
Contact: Susan Honeycutt - Executive Director at (303) 546.9478

 

Prairie Dog Action

Prairie Dog Action is a non-profit organization committed to saving the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog.
Contact Deb Jones, President at
info@prairiedogaction.org or Notestodj@aol.com

 

Prairie Preservation Alliance

Prairie Preservation Alliance is dedicated to the protection, restoration, and preservation of grassland habitat throughout the range of the shortgrass prairie.
Contact: (303) 638.4672 or
info@prairiepreservationalliance.org

Prairie Preserves, Inc.

Restoring native grass communities and practicing black-tailed prairie dog relocations.
Contact: Pam Wanek at (303) 280.8860 or
wanek@aaahawk.com



Kansas

No relocators known at this time
Contact the Kansas Audubon Society for suggestions at
aok@audubonofkansas.org or (785) 537.4385.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks may also have information (620) 672.5911


New Mexico

Prairie Dog Pals

PDP provides information and education about prairie dogs to the public and performs relocations in and around the Albuquerque area as well as greater New Mexico.
Contact: Yvonne Boudreaux at yboudreaux@comcast.net or
prairiedogpals@comcast.net

 

Animal Protection of New Mexico

APNM, Inc. has been working to promote the humane treatment of animals since 1979. In the last few years their wildlife biologist has participated in relocations and research.
Contact:  Ericka Stuek at (505) 883.9197 or
erika@apnm.org

 

People for Native Ecosystems

People for Native Ecosystems (PNE) is a non-profit activist organization dedicated to stopping the destruction of habitat of prairie dogs and other native wildlife and is working with civic officials to establish guidelines for habitat protection.  Contact:  Melinda Ewell at pne@bernardewell.com or melindaewell5@gmail.com  (505) 982.0496

 

PDAWG Task Force (Prairie Dog Advocacy Watch Group)

PDAWG is a local volunteer group dedicated to the preservation and conservation of the Gunnison's prairie dogs of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico through relocation, education and advocacy.
Contact:  Denise Saccone at deniseone@netzero.net or (505) 989.1233


Montana

Humane Society of the United States Northern Rockies Animal Protection Team

Regional offices extend The HSUS's national programs into the community, and serve the needs of local constituents.
Contact:  Dave Pauli at (406) 255.7161 or
WildQuests@aol.com


North Dakota/ South Dakota

Prairie Wildlife Research

PWR may relocate prairie dogs. If not, they will have the best suggestion on how to proceed in this area. The mission of PWR is to conserve and research wildlife species of the prairie and their associated habitats.
Contact: Travis Liveri at (605) 279.2380 or
tlivieri@prairiewildlife.org


Texas

Citizens for Prairie Dogs

CPD practices humane relocation, education and involvement in local and national political decisions to make a difference for prairie dogs.  Contact:  Joann Haddock at citizens4pds@aol.com.

 

Prairie Dog Management Systems

PMS has been advocating for prairie dogs for many years, and has safely moved thousands of prairie dogs in wild-to-wild relocations.         Contact:  Lynda Watson at (806) 799.5806.


Nebraska

No relocators known at this time. Contact Western Nebraska Resources Council for information. buffalobruce@panhandle.net


South Dakota

Prairie Wildlife Research

PWR may relocate prairie dogs. If not, they will have the best suggestion on how to proceed in this area. The mission of PWR is to conserve and research wildlife species of the prairie and their associated habitats.
Contact:  Travis Liveri at (605) 279.2380 or
tlivieri@prairiewildlife.org


Wyoming

Humane Society of the United States Northern Rockies Animal Protection Team

Regional offices extend The HSUS's national programs into the community, and serve the needs of local constituents.
Contact:  Dave Pauli at (406) 255.7161 or
WildQuests@aol.com


Utah

No known relocators at this time.  Contact the Utah Department of Game & Fish for their resources or advice at http://www.wildlife.utah.gov.