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Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology and Coexistence

Posted by on Jan 28, 2018 in Blog, Coyote Center | Comments Off on Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology and Coexistence

ANNOUNCING THE COMING OF OUR FUTURE COYOTE CENTER!

Our communities have shared with me the need for a PLACE  where we can come together to experience, to share, to learn, to research carnivores and our relationship to them.

IT IS TIME!

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Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology and Coexistence

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Coyotes ~ Do we know what we are allowing?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2018 in Blog, Protection of Coyotes | Comments Off on Coyotes ~ Do we know what we are allowing?

photo by Shreve Stockton

What is important is to remember that in killing these thousands of animals without being very sure of what we are accomplishing, we are playing around with lives, which involves questions of ethics. And we certainly are playing around with complex ecological systems with very little understanding of the rules of the game, knowledge of the odds, or appreciation of the stakes involved.”
Francois Leydet in The Coyote: Defiant Songdog of the West

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Urban Coyote Research

Posted by on Dec 31, 2017 in Blog, Coexisting with Coyotes | Comments Off on Urban Coyote Research

photo by Shreve Stockton

OUR SCIENCE IS DISCOVERING HOW AMAZING OUR NATIVE CANINE IS!

Our Native Peoples who lived with Coyote already knew all this….

Dr. Stan Gehrt, who has been researching the Coyotes who live in Chicago, shares what he has found in the link below. Know that Coyotes are Coyotes whether they live in or out of towns. Their same spirit of resilience that you will observe on this link can also be found in our Coyotes living in rural areas.

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/12/27/why-are-coyotes-thriving-chicago-area&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoUMTE1OTAyMjY0Nzc5NTUwNjMyMjEyGmY1MDlhNmI0NGUzZGM2ODk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFCYX6ph_qIT-XZhTOiePuo7fbUvQ

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Coyote Mousing ~ Lyme Disease

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in Blog, Coyote and Ecosystem Health | Comments Off on Coyote Mousing ~ Lyme Disease

photo by Ellison photography

HIDDEN IN OUR FORESTS AND FARMS, COYOTES ARE PERFORMING THEIR CLASSIC CANINE LEAP

It is a delight to observe their physical agility, the shifting of their ears back and forth….listening, listening to sounds we can never hear.

BUT …. know that this repeated leap many times a day, every day of the week, can be YOUR protection from disease

LYME DISEASE

For your delight and inspiration watch our Native wild Canine…Coyote doing the Leap!

https://www.earthtouchnews.com/natural-world/animal-behaviour/mousing-coyote-shows-off-a-classic-canid-hunting-routine

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Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology & Co-Existence

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Blog, Creating Life Enriching Relationships | Comments Off on Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology & Co-Existence

photo by Jan Myers

Coyote Center for Carnivore Ecology and Co-Existence

The people have spoken ~

… of the need for education, collaboration, sharing, empowerment, research,  experience, and change.

And so we are listening. We are on the way to creating this PLACE where all this will happen…and it will be in Hope, Maine. We welcome you to follow our facebook as we travel on this amazing journey……come with us~  Support us!

Our Mission
To enhance awareness of the value of carnivore presence on our planet by providing a wide range of creative, educational and research experiences for the people of New England, focusing on carnivores, their habitat, and their relationship to us.

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Coyote and your Family Dog

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Blog, Coexisting with Coyotes | Comments Off on Coyote and your Family Dog

photo by Jacques Tournel

Do you remember the song from the KING AND I ~
“Getting to know you, getting to know all about you, getting to like you, getting to hope you like me.”

YES …. we can get to know Coyotes (but they will always keep many of their own secrets).

YES ….we can come to not only like our coyotes neighbors, but also come to respect them as well.

YES…. Coyotes know you and can come to respect your turf too.


BUT YOU AND YOUR DOG NEED TO SPEAK THE LANGUAGE COYOTES UNDERSTAND.

Below is a marvelous link from Coyote Yips with much solid guidance in understanding how to engage with your coyote neighbors ~

“Messaging” May Include Growling

by yipps:janetkessler

Coyotes live in all of our parks, and they can be seen on the streets sometimes. So always remain vigilant when out walking your dog. If you see a coyote, keep away from it. Most of the time coyotes will flee as they see you coming, but sometimes they may not, and I want to address this potentiality here. The safest protocol always is to shorten your leash and walk the other way, no matter how far or near a coyote is. This sends a signal to the coyote that you and your dog are not there to challenge the coyote’s personal or territorial space.

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Coyotes ~ Treat Each as if the Last One

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in "Writings" from the Community | Comments Off on Coyotes ~ Treat Each as if the Last One

Gary Lawless, Maine’s Poet who speaks for our Wildlife

In his poem “Treat each Bear” he takes us to a place of deep loneliness when we humans have left no room for the “others.” How would life on earth be without them? Where would the wonder be?

Treat each Coyote as if she were the last one…..
Treat each Coyote as if he were the last one……

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