Info session on living with coyotes is now online

Oshawa is inviting the community to watch the February 16 virtual information session on ‘Co-existing with Coyotes’.

A video recording of the information session is now available online on the city’s website (, in addition to the presentations from Municipal Law Enforcement, Coyote Watch Canada and the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry.

The February 16 online information session featured a brief overview and information on living with coyotes in the urban environment, followed by a question and answer period in which the City, Coyote Watch Canada and the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry responded to submitted questions received prior to and during the presentations, said a city statement.

View the video recording and presentations and learn more on the City’s Wildlife webpage, including tips to reduce coyote encounters, so that residents, pets and wildlife can co-exist safely.

Community members are invited to take the free e-learning course coyotes in the Urban Landscape online at

Residents are encouraged to report sightings to Service Oshawa online, by email or by telephone 905-436-3311.

Residents are reminded that the city only responds to urban wildlife (e.g. raccoons, squirrels, foxes, skunks and bats) living on private property if the animal appears sick or injured. Complaints and inquiries regarding urban wildlife on private property should be directed to a qualified wildlife or pest control service. Additional information and resources on urban wildlife are available on the City’s Wildlife webpage.


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