Living with Wildlife


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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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​​​When natural food sources are scarce, wildlife will search for food which often leads to sightings in residential areas.

To reduce the potential of wildlife encounters here are some tips:

  • Limit food sources
  • Keep barbecues clean and covered when not in use
  • Secure garbage in durable plastic containers with locking lids
  • Store garbage indoors until collection day
  • Maintain compost in containers that keep wildlife out while allowing for ventilation

For more information regarding living with wildlife, visit the Ministry o​f Natural Resources (MNR) website​.