A coyote was consuming anthropomorphic foods leading up to biting child in Port Coquitlam in May.
Portion of bill allows creation of new and sale of existing dog trial and train area licenses, where wild captured foxes and coyotes are used to train dogs to hunt them.
Recent media reports suggest an increase in coyote activity in the Kitsilano area. Today, the Park Board has an opportunity to be proactive and prevent negative encounters by mitigating problematic human behaviour and ensuring ecologically sound management practices are in place.
When we consider wildlife interactions from a wild viewpoint, the narrative changes, particularly for pet owners.
The Fur-Bearers remind residents that feeding changes the behaviour of wildlife and is often a pre-cursor to negative encounters leading to coyotes’ deaths.
Coyote Watch Canada and The Fur-Bearers appeal to City of Ottawa to use coexistence solutions, not lethal control, to end negative encounters.
Coyote Watch Canada and The Fur-Bearers call for transparency and quicker response to feeding in the future in Burlington.
Park Board staff last night presented their next steps and strategy for coexisting with coyotes in Vancouver’s Stanley Park.
Animal Justice, The Fur-Bearers, and Coyote Watch Canada are suing the Ontario government over its decision to allow a coyote hunting contest to take place throughout the month of February.
Take action to tell your MPP and the Ministry to enforce laws that can stop a coyote killing contest in Ontario.
Removing coyotes from an ecosystem doesn’t change the human impacts on the ecosystem and creates an opportunity for more coyotes to return.
Following the announcement that more coyotes will be killed, we are left feeling anger, sadness and frustration that opportunities to prevent this outcome were ignored or missed.
Dr. Shelley Alexander’s nuanced explanations of coyote behaviour filtered down to one simplistic statement while interviewing on Morning Live.