We lost a beautiful and sentient member in one of our communities yesterday. A Coyote life was taken on the streets of Toronto in a desperate but misinformed attempt by law enforcement to keep the public safe.
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Featured Guest Blogger: Award Winning Investigative Journalist Michael Howie "How I Learned To Listen"
By Michael Howie Coyotes have been a part of my community for generations. But for most of that time, they were unseen, and rarely heard. In the last few years, sightings began.
For the last seventeen months throughout Niagara, Coyote Watch Canada (CWC) and several very enthusiastic volunteers and residents have been diligently hazing coyotes to discourage them away from feeding “hot spots”. To date, there are many happy and relieved faces that reflect the positive results of hazing our local Song Dogs.
“Perhaps we’ve already “run out of world” including wildness. Some go as far to argue we’ve created a world that’s so technologically and socially complex we can’t control it”. Dr. Marc Bekoff echoed these words in his article, Wild Hearts. Is our disconnect with nature happening all too swiftly?
Across the plains she came with fur laced heart and will of stone. Never imagining the blame the people would put on her life alone. She showed them all her glory, kept true to her nature by singing strong. Did she sense the danger in the land where she’s been hated all along. Coyote Sky