Living with Wildlife

We are lucky to live in an area that provides us with a vast variety of wildlife to admire and coexist with. Below you will find resources about what to do if you are encountering issues with wildlife in your area.

  • For sick or injured wildlife, or nuisance wildlife concerns, please contact the California Department of Fish and Wildlife at 707-428-2002 or visit their website.
  • To report deceased wildlife on public property in your area, please visit our Report A Deceased Animal Page.

Helpful Tips for Wildlife Nuisance Issues

The Contra Costa County Fish & Wildlife Committee has published a booklet called “Wildlife in Your Backyard” that provides information on how to prevent conflicts with wildlife in urban neighborhoods. Click the link below to read about how to address issues with:

  • Coyotes
  • Mountain Lions
  • Raccoons 
  • Rats & Mice
  • Skunks
  • Snakes
  • Wild Turkeys
  • And more

Wildlife in Your Backyard Booklet

Other Helpful Resources for Wildlife

 

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