Considering the Critters: Your Deck and Wildlife

At DeckTec, we care deeply about the environment, which is why we continue to be the leading crafter of natural wood outdoor projects. We know that you enjoy spending time on your deck or patio, but we also know that other creatures might, too! It’s spring time, and besides a blossoming business season for deck […]

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Holiday Decorating with Wildlife In Mind

Ready or not, the holiday season is just about upon us once again. Time to enjoy your Thanksgiving turkey and start sending your holiday greeting cards. As you dig your Christmas lights and decorations out of the garage or basement we’d like to remind you, especially if you live in one of our wilderness cities, […]

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Mule Deer, Icons of the West in Decline?

For many people, one of the great attractions to Colorado is our abundance and wide array of beautiful wildlife. Some of us with homes in the foothills have the added advantage of being able to watch that wildlife from the comfort of our backyard decks. And this time of year is a great time to […]

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Keeping Cats Indoors

Once, at a local veterinarian, I saw a cartoon that read, “When you call a dog, he comes right to you for a treat… But when you call a cat, he’ll take a memo.” You have to love these independent, self-content creatures that wander in and out of our lives and who allow us meager […]

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A Snake In The Grass May Not Be A Bad Thing

Even the words we use to describe one of nature’s most misunderstood animals are enough to give you the creeps—slithery, slimy, sneaky, and poisonous—snakes! And summertime in Colorado is when you’re likely to have a snake encounter. Eew! But wait a minute. Are snakes truly as bad as their reputation would have you believe? Recently, […]

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