It looks like we are going to have an active coyote season here in Rossmoor. The current policy of the State and therefore Orange County is that until a person (not a pet) is attacked (read that as bitten) OR a coyote is injured, there is nothing they will do beyond education on what to […]
What we don’t know about urban coyotes keeps us from creating an effective management program. Niamh Quinn of the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, says in a 6/15/16 Daily News article We’re seriously lacking in a lot of scientifically based information when it comes to coyote management Quinn recently wrote a […]
It is said that we fear what we do not know or understand. In that light, getting to know the coyotes that surround our neighborhood may help reduce some of the fear and anxiety that many feel while we seek solutions to aggressive coyote behavior.
Recently Michele Fieldson made a post on Nextdoor Rossmoor in response to a coyote sighting here in Rossmoor. Please read her comments if you have not yet. No statistics, no public meetings are going to accomplish anything if we don’t change our behavior. As long as coyotes have food, we will never get rid of […]
John Underwood’s Backstory did a story on urban coyotes in Western Orange County, including Rossmoor, Seal Beach, and Los Alamitos back in 2007. His piece is very informative and presents a balanced leading to a more aggressive approach than is supported by Orange County Animal Care or the State. When we have enough sighting data […]