Many residents have addressed concern regarding coyotes in the area. Remember in most situations, people and wildlife can coexist. The key is to respect the wildness of wildlife. "Wildlife" is just that—wild. Most dangerous and potentially harmful encounters occur because people fail to leave the animals alone. Wildlife should not be harassed, captured, domesticated or—in most cases—fed. Intentional or inadvertent feeding is the major cause of most wildlife problems, and it is illegal to feed deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn, and elk in Colorado.
of community education and to engage in active hazing of coyotes within the City of Lone Tree.
Report a Coyote Sighting
To report a coyote sighting, an online Incident Report
is available. Or, leave a voicemail message with your concern at 720-509-1399.
An incident may involve an observation (noticing tracks, scat or vocalization); a sighting (visual observation); an encounter (an unexpected direct meeting between a human and a coyote without incident to human); or an incident (a conflict between a human and a coyote creating an unsafe situation for the human).
The following information is provided to assist our residents. The information has been compiled by the State of Colorado Division of Wildlife