As residents of Orange County we enjoy easy access to pristine beaches, local mountains, entertainment, and plenty of natural open spaces. Shady Canyon in Irvine, for example, borders a nature preserve which is home to many indigenous animals.
Coyotes are especially prevalent in these types of nature preserves and open areas. Staying alert and taking certain precautions can help to protect family and pets. The city of Newport Beach recently put out a short article with information on ‘being coyote smart’. Click the following link for helpful information and resources: https://local.nixle.com/alert/5684863/?sub_id=1260052