Backyard Birds

Coyotes with Chris Matthews


Welcome to The Backyard Naturalists, the show about anything and everything connected with nature.

Chris Matthews serves the citizens of Mecklenburg County as Division Director, Nature Preserves and Natural Resources. In this week’s installment, Chris joins Debbie and Laurie in the studio to have a conversation around coyotes. Chris gives us the backstory on how Mecklenburg County started tracking them. He differentiates fact versus fiction, gives us tips on how to protect our pets and what efforts are being taken to control the coyote population.

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