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The following resources may have it.

  • Habitat Harmony is a nonprofit organization in Arizona that helps people live in harmony with wildlife through education, public policy advocacy, habitat improvement and preservation, and relocation. It focuses on the protection of prairie dogs and the ecosystem of northern Arizona and has saved the lives of many prairie dogs whose home is threatened by development by relocating them to new, safe habitat. It offers A Non-Lethal Management Guide for Gunnison’s Prairie Dogs, a handbook on effective non-lethal strategies for public and private landowners. The handbook describes humane, non- lethal methods for removing prairie dogs and preventing future colonization. Contact Habitat Harmony for a paper copy or digital version of the handbook.

  • Humane Gardener (blog) - Naturalist Nancy Lawson advocates for a sustainable approach to gardening by providing insight about plants, animals, and the natural world.

  • The Humane Society of the United States This site provides information on dealing with a variety of wildlife, from antelope to woodchuck.

  • Living with Wildlife (book) by the California Center for Wildlife with Diana Landau and Shelley Stump, published by Sierra Club Books, 1994. It includes suggestions on resolving issues with North America’s wild creatures. If this book is not in your public library your library may be able to borrow it from another library.

  • Project Coyote is a North American coalition of wildlife scientists, educators, predator-friendly ranchers and community leaders that promotes compassionate conservation and coexistence between people and wildlife. As a national non-profit organization based in Northern California, Project Coyote works to change negative attitudes toward coyotes, wolves and other native carnivores by replacing ignorance and fear with understanding, respect and appreciation. All of its work — through education, science, and advocacy — strives to create fundamental and systemic changes in the ways wild carnivores are viewed and treated in North America. The links on its Resources page are particularly informative.

  • What to Do about Coyotes addresses concerns of residents when coyotes are seen in their communities. The resources listed at the bottom of the page include a model coyote management and coexistence plan based on detailed information gathered from scientific and peer-reviewed articles, experts in the field of human-coyote conflict resolution, and successful coyote management plans across the United States. The plan serves as a guide to reducing human-coyote conflicts while prioritizing human safety.

  • Wildcare is a nonprofit organization in northern California that provides rehabilitation services for wildlife and education about wildlife. Its website offers many useful strategies for resolving issues with wildlife. 415-456-7283.

  • Wild Neighbors: The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife (book) by John Hadidian, with Margaret Baird, Maggie Brasted, Lauren Nolfo-Clements, Dave Pauli, and Laura Simon provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species—from alligators to woodpeckers—found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of animal is causing it; identify the damage; effectively take action for a humane and permanent solution; and proactively avoid future conflicts. This book also can be found in public libraries, or your library may borrow it from a nearby library.