Your Views 11/08/12

Coyotes a menace and must be dealt with

Forrest Chambers

White River Township

To the editor:

In the late 1990s, I worked at the Greenwood Municipal Airport, and coyotes were a concern because they roamed the grounds and could wreck an airplane if they ran in front of it when the plane was landing or taking off.

Apparently, the problem is worse today as they multiply and are getting in people’s yards and killing pets.

The vast open spaces at the airport and the grown-up areas around the airport are ideal for the coyotes to hide and breed.

Things that could be done are:

Have law enforcement officials, probably conservation officers or other authorized persons, sweep the area to seek out and kill as many coyotes as they can.

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