Would you know what to do if a coyote, raccoon, opossum or deer crosses your path? In this video, Dublin kids Brady, Hunter, Riley and Graham demonstrate some simple techniques to keep you safe. Coyotes Use the SMART Method: Stop – stop moving Make yourself big – wave arms and fists A
A model fox and coyote visit Dublin to help us learn more about the beautiful wild canines in our midst! Coyotes and fox are likely to be seen AND heard in February, March and April, but no need to fear their presence! These taxidermy models of a red fox and Eastern Coyote depict the
Love nature? Join over 200 Dublin homes, schools, businesses and places of worship in turning your yard into a Certified Wildlife Habitat. All you need is a yard, garden or landscape that provides basic needs for wildlife. Your space is probably already qualified. When you certify, yo
Dublin is home to a healthy population of red-tailed hawks. You’ve probably noticed their noisy screeches in large, mature trees. They’re our largest diurnal raptors or birds of prey, hunting everything from mice to squirrels to snakes. They are distinctively marked by the
The Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative’s 8th annual conference takes place Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at The Ohio State University. The conference is open to anyone interested in learning more about urban wildlife, biology, and human-wildlife conflict prevention from leading biologis
Coyotes Coyotes are currently found throughout the U.S., although prior to the 1900s they were generally located west of the Mississippi River. The first sighting of a coyote in Ohio was recorded in 1919 and today this wild dog can be found in all 88 counties. Highly adaptable, resear
Nat Geo has produced a video featuring John Hadidian, who has studied raccoon behavior in urban settings and solving conflicts for many years. The type of exclusion depicted in the video is the type of work SCRAM! does in Dublin to help with animals in buildings, homes or yards. Staff
The warm, moist weather this spring has allowed ticks to lay more eggs than usual. While ticks are active year round in temperatures above freezing, the thick of the season for them is August-October and even into November.