Wolves and wolf dogs, oh my!

Northern Coloradans will get a chance to meet the "wolf ambassadors" of Wolfwood Refuge at Hermit Park on Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24, with educational programs and wolf visitations.

On both days, educational programs will run from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hermit Park Open Space pavilion. Wolves will be available to visit between 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. when educational programs are not taking place.

The program is free, but a $6 day park fee applies. Dogs are restricted from the event.

Wolfwood Refuge is a state licensed non-profit refuge for wolves and wolf dogs located in Ignacio, Colorado, about 24 miles southeast of Durango. The refuge serves as a safe haven for special needs animals from across the country who would have otherwise died if not rescued.

For more information about Wolfwood Refuge, visit their website.