A Day in the Life of a Coyote

We have an exciting new project starting this year! In January, we began research to better understand what the life of a coyotes is like and how much direct contact they make with pets and livestock. To do this, we are deploying camera collars that take up to 40 hours of video. Our findings willContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Coyote”

Urban Wildlife Guide Release

Throughout the summer, we have been working on a kid-friendly urban wildlife guide. This guide is meant to educate children (and their parents) about local mammal, bird, reptile, and amphibian species that they may encounter on a day-to-day basis. Although the creation of the guide was tedious at moments (we wanted it to be perfect!),Continue reading “Urban Wildlife Guide Release”

Culverts, Coyotes, and Corridors

GPS collar data recently showed that Coyote 8 was using habitat on both sides of I-85 in northeast Atlanta, which made us curious about how she might be crossing the interstate. Highways often serve as barriers to wildlife movement, which creates issues for wildlife populations, such as habitat fragmentation and genetic isolation. Conserving habitat corridors,Continue reading “Culverts, Coyotes, and Corridors”