Marin County neighborhood coexists with coyotes

Marin County neighborhood coexists with coyotes

Above Photo: Coyote pups by Danny Barron, (CC BY NC ND) The three coyotes sleeping in the sun on a hillside behind a canopy of trees in Larkspur didn’t even flinch when Monte Deignan stepped forward with his binoculars this past week to monitor the neighborhood pack....
Crabtree Coyote Letter

Crabtree Coyote Letter

Dear Interested Person or Party: The following is a scientific opinion letter requested by Camilla Fox, Executive Director of Project Coyote. This letter outlines a response to the general question “What effect does reduction of coyotes (older than 6 months)...
Why Killing Coyotes is Counterproductive

Why Killing Coyotes is Counterproductive

Why Killing Coyotes is Counterproductive. Killing coyotes that are NOT causing problems can cause problems. Coyotes and other carnivores prey on species like rabbits and mice that compete with livestock for forage. These wild herbivores are robustly prolific and...
Wildlife Services and its eternal war on predators

Wildlife Services and its eternal war on predators

Above Photo: Coyote Puppy in Trap by Chris Sassenbach (CC BY ND) By Bob Goldfarb The federal agency has been researching nonlethal means to protect livestock for decades. So why is it still killing so many carnivores? The verb that people most often associate with...