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Wildlife awareness project sprouts up in Eagle Ranch
Hardscrabble Trails Coalition and Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance team up with 970 Design to launch education initiative
The Hardscrabble Trails Coalition and the Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance are teaming up with 970 Design to launch an Eagle-wide education initiative aimed to encourage more responsible coexistence between residents, visitors and wildlife.
Hardscrabble Trails Coalition secretary Nicole Asselin said the Eagle Ranch Wildlife Committee funded $40,000 toward an education campaign spearheaded by the two trail-centric nonprofits. Much like throughout the rest of the valley, the Eagle Ranch Golf Course sees several occurrences of miseducated people irresponsibly existing near wildlife. Asselin said an organized, positive peer-pressure campaign could be effective in shifting community behavior — and it’ll all kick off right in Eagle.
“In Eagle, we’re in such a unique place where we are coexisting with the wildlife, so there’s a need for a much broader, a much farther-reaching campaign,” Asselin said in the Dec. 6 Eagle Open Space and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting…