How can I keep cougars from eating us?

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Our ODFW District Biologist (either Nancy Taylor or AnneMary Myers 541-757-4186) would be the best source of number of reports of cougar activity in that specific location.

We have abundant deer in our area, so cougars are and will continue to use the region. Deer-proofing (i.e., high-fencing) your yard is one way to diminish potential attractiveness of your yard for cougars. There are many excellent recommendations for prevention of conflicts and practices to follow on the rare occasion of a direct contact from ODFW.

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