May 15, 2012 - On-trail leash restrictions lifted at Coot Lake
On-trail leash restrictions lifted at
The temporary on-trail leash restrictions put in place for wildlife protection and nesting birds surrounding the wetland west of
At their March meeting, members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recommended that staff review the status of the nesting season on May 15, and if no nesting activity was confirmed at
As the season is still early for some species nesting such as American bitterns, monitoring reports have indicated that there have been few sightings of Northern harrier that also use wetlands as nesting areas. Staff and nearly 22 raptor monitor volunteers will continue to monitor this and other areas for potential nesting sites as the season progresses.
The Parks and Recreation Department wishes to thank the general public for compliance of wildlife related restrictions to help promote healthy and functioning habitat areas. Wetland habitat around the
For more information, please contact Matt Claussen, urban resources manager,
Last Updated on Friday, 15 June 2012 07:44