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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Lazy LW Ranch (The Wilson Ranch) - Yuma County
Aliases: Wilson Ranch
Ownership: None Listed
Description: Nestled in the sandhills northwest of Wray, the Lazy LW offers hiking and birding among the sandsage in Greater Prairie-Chicken country. The Wilsons have a Greater Prairie-Chicken lek on their property and have developed a grazing system to encourage nesting. The shelterbelts around the homestead offer good birding and are a reliable spot for Loggerhead Shrike and Northern Bobwhite. To schedule a lek viewing or go birdwatching/hiking please call Dee Wilson at (970) 332-5407.

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie, Shelterbelt
Directions: To inquire about access to this ranch and to get directions, please call Dee Wilson at (970) 332-5407 a minimum of 48 hours in advance of your potential visit. Please remember that this is a working ranch as well as a private residence, and there may be times when the landowner cannot accommodate visits. While you are on the ranch, remember to stay on roads, leave gates as you find them (whether open or closed), and refrain from taking anything off the ranch or leaving trash behind.
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