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Dumped Domestic Ducks: Highland Glen

Highland Glen Park pond is a typical Utah fishing pond with an unfortunate problem of dumped domestic ducks. Let’s detail the many problems with dumped domestic ducks in public parks and ponds by using Highland Glen as an example. I’ve … Continue reading

13. January 2020 by Silly Human
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Decker Lake Update

UPDATE: We held two clean-ups at Decker Lake and have paused for the winter. Stay tuned for info this spring on future clean-up efforts. We’re also hoping to work with stormwater management to ensure their 5-year plan includes budget for … Continue reading

26. August 2019 by Silly Human
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Migratory Birds Dying at Decker Lake

For a County that Claims to Value the Environment, Decker Lake Sure Doesn’t Show It Right now, birds at Decker Lake in Salt Lake County are dying at an alarming rate. Migratory birds depend on the West Valley City lake … Continue reading

25. August 2019 by Silly Human
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Neighbor Kitty

Lately, we have a new kitty who hangs out with the ducks and clucks. We’re not sure what this girl’s name is, but she loves to chill in and around and on the aviary and watch for rodents. She takes … Continue reading

16. June 2017 by Silly Human
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Farewell to Teddy Crispin

Teddy came to us in February 2014 after being surrendered to our Seattle avian veterinarian. He had a severe leg infection that had gone systemic, and he was so sick he couldn’t hold himself up. Our vet started treating him … Continue reading

11. June 2017 by Silly Human
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Goodbye Olly Astro

Olly Astro, our rescued australorp hen, came to us in 2010 after being surrendered to our veterinarian in Seattle. She had pneumonia that wasn’t getting better, and her owners were tired of trying. So the vet kept her and treated … Continue reading

04. March 2015 by Silly Human
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About Us

This site would not be possible if not for the wonderful little light of our lives, Mr Flapper Duck. He has passed on, but his bright spirit inspires us every day to live compassionately and do all we can do … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by Silly Human
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