NCC won't install coyote-warning signs at McCarthy Woods in wake of attack

By Erin McCracken, Ottawa Community News, January 16, 2017

The National Capital Commission will not install coyote-warning signs at entrances to McCarthy Woods following its investigation into a fatal coyote attack on a pet dog there last fall.

The review was launched following a report that three coyotes targeted a small dog at the forested site in the Hunt Club community on Oct. 25, 2016, but the results do not support “a natural, compelling need” to place warning signs at the federally owned property, said Jean Wolff, NCC spokesperson.

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