2021 Annual Conference


The 2021 Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative VIRTUAL Conference

November 8-10, 2021

Our annual conference is intended to provide resources, support, and knowledge to aid community leaders and planners in managing wildlife and human-wildlife conflict. 


Conference Agenda

 Click the links below to view each presentation. 

Monday, November 8

Thanks, Eugene…Non-native Bird Damage Management – Thomas Butler, USDA-Wildlife Services

Impacts of Non-Native Earthworms in Hardwood Forests – Tara Bal, Michigan Technological University

The Unwanted And Unloved Invasive Insects That Should Be On Your Radar – Amy Stone, OSU Extension

2021 Update on Ticks in Ohio – Tim McDermott, OSU Extension

Tuesday, November 9

Bobcats in Ohio – Katie Dennison, ODNR-Division of Wildlife

Crafting Code – Sarah Esala, City of Dublin

Coexisting with Squirrels – Stormy Gibson, SCRAM! Wildlife Control

Ohio’s White-tailed Deer: An Update on Herd Health and Condition – Mike Tonkovich, ODNR-Division of Wildlife

Wednesday, November 10, 1 pm – 3 pm – How Communities Manage Urban Coyotes

Coyotes and Communities: Denver Metro Area Coyote Study – Mary Ann Bonnell, Denver Metro Area Coyote Study, Jefferson County Open Space, CO – at 5:22 minutes – *See addition resources below

The Transition from Catch and Kill to Research and Community Education – Josh Henderson, Galveston, TX Police Department – at 45:50 minutes 

Q&A with Mary Ann and Josh – at 1 hr and 38:06 minutes

*Additional Resources on the Denver Metro Area Coyote Study:

Descriptions of the above talks can be found here, and speaker bios are available here.

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