Urban WildLife News


Backyard Beasts of Prey. Alta Online. March, 2018.

Coyote howls have you cowering? Don’t fear, says this Atlanta advocacy group. Atlanta Magazine. January, 2018.


How a fear of humans affects the lives of California's mountain lions. LA Times. June 27, 2017.

Urban nature: What kinds of plants and wildlife flourish in cities? The Conversation. June 26, 2017.

On Safari in the City: A Guide to Urban Wildlife Viewing. New York Times. May 2, 2017.

Ordinary people are exploring the secret lives of coyotes — through poop. The Washington Post. March 17, 2017

Are birds cut out for city living? The Washington Post. January 25, 2017.


WSB study: Sterilizing female deer doesn’t reduce deer populations. The Wildlife Society. December 8, 2016.

How Coyotes Conquered New York. The Village Voice. October 12, 2016.

National Wildlife Federation Launches P-22 Day Festival and Urban Wildlife Week. NBC Los Angeles. October 4, 2016.

Too Many Deer on the Road? Let Cougars Return, Study Says. New York Times. July 18, 2016.

City birds again prove to be angrier than rural birds. Science Daily. July 15, 2016.

Birds, beavers, bats and rats: Seattle’s urban wildlife thrives. The Seattle Times. July 11, 2016.

Why urban wildlife is thriving in Berlin. Deutsche Welle. July 7, 2016.

Roly-Poly Hedgehogs Loving Life in the City. National Geographic. July 5, 2016.

JWM Study: Suburban pumas eat more raccoons, house cats. The Wildlife Society. June 16, 2016.

Here’s what we don’t know about urban coyotes, a growing issue in LA. Daily Breeze. June 6, 2016.

Urban Moths Have Evolved to Avoid the Big City Lights. Entomology Today. April 15, 2016.

A Dance With Dragons. Urban Fishing Cat Project. March 18, 2016.

Roofing Revolution: How (Gorgeous) Green Roofs Benefit Birds. Audubon. February 18, 2016.

The Language of Sparrows: How Bird Songs Are Evolving To Compete With Urban Noise. Bay Nature. January 20, 2016.

Why do we feed wild animals? New York Times. January 6, 2016.


Rodenticide debate heats up in wake of wildlife deaths. Simi Valley Acorn. December 10, 2015.

Effort to prevent "coywolf" hybrids working, study finds. Science. December 10, 2015.

Large, Urban Birds Most Tolerant of People. The Wildlife Society. December 3, 2015.

Outfoxing mange in the San Joaquin kit fox. Sacramento FWO. November 18, 2015.

Invasive Reed Grass May Benefit Native Urban Amphibians. The Wildlife Society. October 30, 2015.

Suburban Estrogen Could Be Changing Frogs’ Sex Ratios. The Wildlife Society. September 10, 2015.

The growing global battle against blood-sucking ticks. Scientific American. August 25, 2015.

Secrets of the species that thrive in the big city. BBC Earth. August 19, 2015.

Cougars may provide a net benefit to humans. Science. August 12, 2015.

Urban Bird Treaty Program Expanded. The Wildlife Society. August 6, 2015.

Feral cities: How animals are going urban like never before. National Geographic. April 24, 2015.

Sick coyotes' habits boost encounters with humans. CBC News. April 14, 2015.

Human-Provided Food’s Impact on Urban Wildlife. The Wildlife Society. March 26, 2015.

Pumas feel the fear near humans. Nature. January 29, 2015.