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Seward Park Coyote Tracking

Main Project Information
Where Seattle Washington Seattle United States

Seward Park is using Twitter and citizen scientists to monitor coyote populations in Seattle, Washington, and surrounding areas.

Volunteer contributors can tweet or e-mail coyote sightings, and project organizers will include these sightings in the official Coyote Map. This data will give researchers a better picture of where the coyotes are located, how often people see them, and maybe even what they're doing.

How to Join

Tweet your coyote sightings to @coyotetracking or e-mail them to Include the date, time, and location of your coyote sighting, and project organizers will include it on the Coyote Map!

Required Gear

A computer with Internet access and either an e-mail or Twitter account. To set up a Twitter account, visit

Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Spend the Time outdoors
Project Updated 04/21/2017