More and more people have seen coyotes recently on Fishers – in their back yards, and while walking with and without their dogs. See a list below. If you have a sighting please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it to the list.
What should you do if you encounter a coyote? It boils down to this advice:
- Leash your dog – Pick up and carry a small dog.
- Stand tall and assertive – Maintain eye contact.
- Haze the coyote until it leaves the area – make noise, stomp feet, flap jacket, wave flashlight.
Click here for a full report on coyote cautions and sightings on Fishers Island. Above information by Jane Ahrens.