Preventing and Managing Conflicts with Coyotes

Preventing and Managing Conflicts with Coyotes

Please follow these simple steps to reduce human conflict with coyotes and other wildlife this winter:

Store all garbage in tightly sealed containers

Use motion sensitive lights in your yard or gardens

Never leave children unattended and educate them not to approach or harass any wild animalsor unfamiliar domestic pets

Never let your pets run at large - always keep your pet on a leash when walking and confined to a fenced yard on your property

If you encounter a coyote, remember to stay calm and wait until they have moved on.

To learn more about managing conflicts with coyotes and other wildlife, please visit or call/contact the Ministry of Natural Resources at 905-713-7400 . If the coyote poses an immediate threat or danger to public safety, call 9-1-1.

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