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Coyotes in our Counties – Concord
May 1, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Chris Matthews will present a program titled “Coyotes in our Counties” about why coyotes came here, why they like it here, and some statistics on the populations. He will also offer pet and people safety tips.
Chris Matthews is the Division Director for the Nature Preserve and Natural Resources Division at Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. Chris is responsible for management, strategic planning, and operations of the Division which includes the Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation and the Natural Resources Sections. The Division of Nature Preserves and Natural Resources protects, manages and interprets Mecklenburg County’s properties designated as Nature Preserves. The 26 Nature Preserves protect the county’s biological resources and natural areas, while providing opportunities for environmental education, nature-based programs, and outdoor recreation. The Division’s staff offer more than 5,000 programs annually, perform natural resource management, maintain more than 50 miles of nature trails, 7,600 acres, 3 nature centers, and a public campground.