Posted on May 7, 2021
Posted by the Village of Carol Stream, 5/7/21
The Village of Carol Stream and the Carol Stream Park District have been alerted to a nuisance coyote in the prairie areas around North Avenue and Kuhn Road. The prairie areas span from west of Kuhn Road and surround the Carol Stream water reclamation plant. Your Village and Park District are working with wildlife agencies on a solution but also encourage caution in or near natural areas.
Coyote mating season, which sees more aggressive male behavior, ended in March. We are now in den preparation season which may result in more daytime sightings. We often see this increased daytime activity through June as they look for food sources for their recently weaned pups.
We ask the community to do the following to deter a coyote:
At this time, it is in the community’s best interests to use caution and stay aware of your surroundings in or near these prairies areas.
Previous Living with Wildlife article.