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Community Coyote/Wildlife & General Meeting
Community Coyote/Wildlife & General Meeting

Wed, May 03

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Hampton Inn & Suites Ottawa West

Community Coyote/Wildlife & General Meeting

Join David Hill and City Staff as they provide a community information session on living with Coyotes and Wildlife (roles, prevent encounters, what to do during an encounter, and more).

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Time & Location

May 03, 2023, 6:00 p.m.

Hampton Inn & Suites Ottawa West, 125 Lusk St, Ottawa, ON K2J 6S5, Canada

About the event

This meeting will be centered around learning to live with coyotes and wildlife in our community. Coyotes are remarkably adaptable and resourceful animals. They help to maintain the natural balance in landscapes where traditional predators no longer exist. Urban coyotes in particular provide a valuable service to us by helping to control populations of animals that might otherwise become problematic, such as rats. With greater understanding and mutual respect, we can coexist with coyotes.

This meeting will serve as an opportunity address other questions/concerns from residents.

Who should I call when I see a coyote?

Aggressive behaviour by a coyote towards a human should be reported immediately to the Ottawa Police Service by calling 9-1-1.

If you have been bitten or scratched by a coyote, please call Ottawa Public Health, (or 3-1-1 after hours) to speak with a Public Health Inspector.

All other coyote sightings should be reported to 3-1-1, so the City can track the locations of the animals.

See you there.

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