The Conservation Board of New Castle will present “Coexisting with Coyotes In New Castle: An Educational and Practical Workshop” on Wednesday, April 2, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Town Hall in the Assembly Room.
Guest speaker Dr. Daniel Bogan–a coyote behavior expert–will review the best practices regarding suburban coyotes.
Dr. Bogan is a NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Bureau of Wildlife and Lecturer in Environmental Studies at Sienna College. He holds a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Wildlife Sciences and has conducted extensive studies of the Eastern Coyote in Westchester County.
Goals of the workshop:
• Create a better understanding of the role that coyotes now play in our suburban environment
• Support our community by educating our residents with realistic recommendations to reduce and prevent problems with coyotes in our changing suburban landscape
• Provide an overview of coyote behavior
• Give residents an experiential/hands-on opportunity to “practice” hazing techniques
• Lots of time for Q&A