9/5/2019 Cougar Update
No new cougar reports.
WDFW Information Added
In addition to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) video presentation from the September 3 Council Meeting, WDFW and MIPD presentation slides have been added to the Document Library, located in the righthand menu.
WDFW Responds to Community Questions and Concerns
Leading up to WDFW's presentation, the City shared questions and concerns expressed by the community. WDFW incorporated responses throughout their presentation. For ease of access, we've pulled out presentation segments that respond to those questions/concerns and have linked to those here.
- Cougars Living in Wildland-Urban/Residential Areas: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_residentialarea
- Cougar Territory: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_territory
- Tracking with Dogs: http://bit.ly/youtube_tracking_cougar
- Cougar-Human Interaction: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_human_interaction
- Back to School Safety: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_safety_school
- Cougar Noises and Vocalizations: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_noises
- Response to Potential Cougar Sightings in Olympia vs. Mercer Island: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_response
- Cougar Population / Growth Potential: http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_population and http://bit.ly/youtube_cougar_population_growth