Health & Safety

May 11, 2012

Coyotes in housing, main base areas

Written by: Staff
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This year, there has been an increase in coyote sightings and activity around base housing and main base offices.

The Security Forces Wildlife section along with Environmental Management have been working together to deter or remove coyotes from base housing and areas affected by the coyotes. Do not attempt to feed or make contact with the coyotes yourself. Feeding them will only keep them coming back into the housing area. If you have small pets, please do not leave them, or any food you may place in your yard for your pets, unattended.

Coyotes are not a danger to the public. However they can be a nuisance. If a coyote seems to be aggressive or is harassing pets and will not leave the area, call either the law enforcement desk at (661) 227-3340 or the wildlife section at (661) 810-7896.

For more information, call the wildlife section they will answer any questions you may have.




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