What To Do About Coyotes in Avon Lake

More and more residents are expressing concerns regarding the sightings of coyotes in the City of Avon Lake. Before the Environmental Committee of City Council can recommend any action that can be taken, we have to gather some facts associated with the problem or perceived problem. 

In that regard, the City of Avon Lake has established a Coyote Hotline - call (440) 930-4126 or email. Please report the following facts:

  1. When did it occur
  2. Where did it occur
  3. What happened
  4. Who observed it including their contact information
  5. Special circumstances surrounding the incident, if any


FAQ's About Coyotes

OSU Fact Sheet - Urban Coyotes


This year's topics:

Urban Coyote Conflict Resolution for Communities
Stan Gehrt, Ohio State University Extension

Wildlife Conflicts – Real vs. Perceived
Jon Cepek, Cleveland Metroparks

Trapping Nuisance Wildlife
Eric Arnold, Wildlife Control Training Group

Goose Management
Greg Miller, City of Solon

Deer Sterilization
Robert Rack & Laurie Briggs, Clifton Deer Sterilization Working Group

Deer Management – Implementation and City Examples
Geoff Westerfield, Ohio Division of Wildlife

Please help us as we gather facts regarding coyotes in Avon Lake.

John Shondel, Council at Large and Chairman of the Environmental Committee

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