The City of Geneva is takes a proactive approach toward educating the public about coyotes living in suburban communities. Please review the educational resources available on our website on how to deal with these wild animals.
Geneva residents were invited to attend a coyote training workshop presented by the Humane Society of the United States in 2015 at the Public Works Department. Lynsey White Dasher, the Society's Director of Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution, talked about the following topics:
Background on coyote ecology and behavior
Solutions for coyote conflicts
The latest research on urban coyotes
Keeping coyotes out of yards and neighborhoods
Why are coyotes in our community
Tips for protecting pets
Types and causes of human-coyote conflicts
How to haze coyotes
Coyote Management Plan Approved
The City Council approved a new coyote management plan in 2015. The plan is intended to serve as a tool to increase residents’ knowledge and understanding of how coyotes behave and provides guidelines to live compatibly with these wild animals.
Report Coyote Sightings To Us Online
The City continues to monitor the coyote population in our community. If you have a confirmed coyote sighting, please let us know via our online form (scroll down to the Police Department).
Please note, this online form should only be used to report non-emergency sightings or incidents. In case of emergency, please call 911 since our online request tracker system is not monitored 24 hours a day.