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Deer Habitat Modification and Coexistence Plan

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First designed for The Villages in 2007, a thousand acre gated community in San Jose, CA. Read more about this program that naturally reduces the number of resident deer, minimizes damage to gardens, and promotes human safety while allowing people to enjoy the beauty of their presence, and decide if this is a program you would like tailored to your area

Pigeon Coexistence Plan

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First designed for the City of San Jose, CA. This model program mitigates human-animal conflicts with pigeons by naturally controlling their numbers and by training pigeons to roost in designated areas away from sensitive sites

Boar Coexistence Plan

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First designed for the Mid-Peninsula Open Space Agency, CA to mitigate damage, and reduce human-animal conflicts with feral pigs by naturally reducing populations and protecting biologically sensitive areas

Raccoon Coexistence Plan

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First designed for the Fiesta Gardens Community in San Mateo County, CA. to minimize damage to property caused by raccoons seeking harborage and food. The program is designed to promote tolerance and stop the lethal removal of raccoons and other small mammals deemed “pests”

Elephant Behavior Modification Plan

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First International program to be designed for Laikipia County in Kenya that modifies the crop-raiding behavior of older bull elephants (worst offenders) known as “Habitual Raiders” (HRs) using stimulus control. Our applied research has the dual effect of turning “problem” individuals into targets for conservation and demonstrating that learning by HRs is effective for immediate and sustained reduction on destructive events

Canada Goose Coexistence Plan

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First designed for the Sobrato Foundation properties in 2012. Learn more about how this model program is promoting tolerance for the species by helping cities and counties minimize human-animal conflicts with geese, and by ensuring air-space safety

African Lion Conservation and Coexistence Plan

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First designed for Mwenge, Kenya in 2011 when a woman was fatally mauled by an injured lioness. Learn more about how this model program reduces retaliatory killing of lions, and promotes lion conservation by protecting people and livestock

Cougar Conservation and Coexistence Plan

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First designed for Santa Clara County and Woodside Hills. Learn about how this model program is promoting conservation of the species, and stopping human-animal conflicts with cougars through habitat modification, first-responder training and community education

Coyote Coexistence Plan

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First designed for San Mateo County Parks and Recreation in 1998. Read about how this model program is helping numerous cities and counties throughout North America stop human-animal conflicts with coyotes by naturally stabilizing their numbers, and teaching the public to safely coexist with this highly adaptable species

The Guardian Shepherd Program

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The Guardian Shepherd Program (GSP) was the first comprehensive non-lethal livestock protection program in North America. This plan was included in the Marin County’s Marin County Livestock and Predator Protection Plan. Read about how this ecologically responsible and wildlife-friendly ranching program is stopping human-animal conflicts with predators and helping ranchers improve productivity in West Marin CA