Listen Closely – Love is in the Air

February 6, 2022

A screech in the night. A quick whistle through the trees. The stink of a skunk …? These are some of the sounds and scents of mating season in the…

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January 20, 2022

Though there are those among us who aren’t keen on the frostier elements of winter, perhaps a new hobby could change our minds. Snow is an easy medium for spotting…

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Common Myths About Coyotes

January 14, 2022

Coyotes are a deeply misunderstood species, the subject of many myths and a persistent stream of misinformation. Many of these misconceptions lead to coyotes being unfairly persecuted by hunters, ranchers,…

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Local Opossum Flaunts Her Baby Bump

August 22, 2021

Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) are North America’s only marsupial. As a marsupial, they give live birth but shortly after carry their young in a pouch on their abdomens. Opossums are…

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Meddlesome Mammal Not Ready for Their Close-up

June 14, 2021

Trail cameras are an oft-used tool for monitoring wildlife, and one of their biggest benefits is their non-invasive nature. A trail camera (also known as remote or wildlife cameras) is…

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Free Coyote Coexistence Programs Encourage Appreciation for Local Wildlife

April 17, 2021

Coyotes have a remarkable ability to adapt to any surrounding. With indefatigable survival instincts, coyotes have expanded across much of the continent and live in all of the U.S. save…

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What to Expect During Coyote Pup Season

March 22, 2021

With the onset of spring comes many new and exciting developments for the wild world. Flowers bloom, birds return, offspring are born … Yet alongside new growth reemerges age-old anecdotes…

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Changing Seasons Bring Cool Temps and Cooler Wildlife Adaptations

October 17, 2020

It’s that time of year again, when the days begin to fall shorter and the nights colder. As we prepare for the cooler months of autumn and winter, so do…

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Expert to Offer Free Webinar about Eastern Coyotes

November 7, 2019

During the 20th-century, coyotes (Canis latrans) colonized eastern North America and then formed 2 distinct variant populations in the northeastern and southeastern regions that are morphologically and genetically different from…

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Sighting of Coyote Family Brings Joy and Excitement

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, the WCC observed a family of coyotes on our wildlife cameras nearly every single night. Through close observation, we got to “know” these individuals quite well and…

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