Stop Coyote Killing Contest in Georgia: Sign the Petition

 Please sign the petition!!

sqjpbdqhnpmahjk-800x450-nopadKilling coyotes does not reduce their population over the long term. In fact, the number of coyotes will increase as competition for resources is reduced, so this killing spree is counterproductive.  In addition, killing coyotes in March will mean the pups who were recently born will be left to slowly starve to death.

This contest goes against the Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ mission “to sustain, enhance, protect and conserve Georgia’s natural, historic and cultural resources…that utilize sound environmental practices”.  Stop this killing contest immediately!

*COYOTES AS NEIGHBORS, by CoyoteCoexistence.Com, VIDEO in English-Spanish-Chinese

A “one stop” video on urban coyotes as neighbors, in English or Spanish or Mandarin Chinese. HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE OUR BIG PROTOCOL CHANGE (not in the video) FOR WHEN WALKING A DOG: The BEST POLICY ALWAYS IS TOTAL AVOIDANCE: Whether you see a coyote in the distance, approaching you, or at close range, leash your dog and walk away from it, avoiding any kind of confrontation or engagement. This will minimize the potential for dog/coyote interactions. If you feel inclined to shoo it away —  only do so if the coyote is very close, but even then our preferred approach now is TOTAL AVOIDANCE.

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