Wildlife Damage Management
Predators including coyotes, wolves, foxes, mountain lions, grizzlies, and eagles play vital roles in our ecosystems, and their presence among people creates opportunities and challenges. Predators may provide recreational benefits via observation and photography, and yet they may pose challenges for ranching operations. Integrated solutions to address livestock predation may include modifications of animal husbandry practices and habitat, population management, and novel approaches developed through research.
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For detailed information about the biology and ecology of predators, as well as predation management information for various predator species, the handbook entitled, “Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage” is available online. The handbook has chapters on coyotes, mountain lions, red fox, bobcat, grizzlies, black bears, eagles, feral dogs, and many other species: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/icwdmhandbook/
Last Modified: October 31, 2012