Coyote Awareness

(Updated November 1, 2017)

On December 12, 2016, the Town of Corte Madera and the City of Larkspur co-hosted a community meeting, Coexisting with Coyotes. Topics covered during the meeting included a primer on local coyote populations, strategies for deterring coyotes, navigating coyote encounters, and local agency responses to coyote interactions.

The meeting featured presentations by Capt. Cindy Machado, Director of Animal Services with Marin Humane Society, David Herlocker, Interpretive Naturalist with Marin County Parks and Open Space and Keli Hendricks, Ranching with Wildlife Coordinator with Project Coyote.

The video of the meeting runs approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes and can be viewed here or through the video link embedded below. A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation provided at the December 12th meeting is available here.

Additional Resources:                                                                                                                                                                                     Coyote Awareness Facts and Safety Tips
Project Coyote                   
Coyote Coexistence Information                                                                                                                                                                        WildCare Wildlife Resources - Living With Coyotes                                 
Marin County Livestock and Wildlife Protection Program
Marin County Animal Services Website                                                                                                                                                            NEW   Urban Coyote Ecology and Management (The Cook County, Illinois, Coyote Project)                                                                         NEW   California Department of Fish and Wildlife Coyote information: Coyotes in California                                                                          Click here to submit a wildlife incident report to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife      

Coyote Hazing Techniques                                                                                                                                                                             NEW   Please click here to view video demonstration of effective coyote hazing techniques.