Wildlife Tips on Protecting Birds and Minimizing Predatory Impact, Coyote Sighting
How to reduce the impact of predators on local wildlife?
Local predators include opossums, skunks, raccoons, foxes, feral cats, squirrels and coyotes.
Things you can do to discourage predators from visiting your property and things you can do to encourage native birds to visit your property. Click here for details
How to control coyotes ?
If a resident is interested in coyote trapping on his/her property, it can be addressed by the County once a consent form is signed. The consent form is available at City Hall. Please call 310.377.1521. You can also down load the consent for here.
For information on living with wildlife see this brochure. How do I know if I have seen a coyote?
How to keep coyotes out of your yard and keep your pets safe?
Free-roaming pets, especially cats and some small dogs, may attract coyotes into certain neighborhoods. How to keep your pets safe?
What happens when coyotes are given access to human food and garbage ?
Coyotes primarily hunt rodents and rabbits for food, but will take advantage of whatever is available, including garbage, pet food and domestic animals. When coyotes are given access to human food and garbage their behavior changes. They lose caution and fear. They might threaten human safety. Please stash your food and trash. For additional information click here.