coyote management http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Researchers seek to determine behavioral effects of contraception on coyotes http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/researchers-seek-determine-behavioral-effects-contraception-coyotes <p>Last year, we reported on research that’s being done at the University of Wyoming regarding coyote contraception. The idea is to use birth control to reduce coyote numbers<em>,</em> and in particular, to keep coyotes from killing livestock. The project now has some preliminary results, and Marjie MacGregor, who’s leading the study, joins us now to talk about what they’ve found, and what’s next.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:36:20 +0000 Willow Belden 48610 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Researchers seek to determine behavioral effects of contraception on coyotes Researchers study contraception as a potential coyote management tool http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/researchers-study-contraception-potential-coyote-management-tool <p>Talk to almost anyone who raises sheep in Wyoming, and they’ll tell you they’ve had problems with coyotes.&nbsp; Traditionally, the response has been to kill the coyotes, often by aerial gunning. But researchers at the University of Wyoming are trying to come up with an alternative management tool, which they hope will work better in the long-term and be more&nbsp; humane. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:02:33 +0000 Willow Belden 28363 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Researchers study contraception as a potential coyote management tool