Oakville’s many greenspaces and natural areas are home to a diverse urban wildlife population. Residents and visitors are encouraged to learn more about the town’s wildlife so that sharing space with them is safe and peaceful.
It is important to help keep wildlife wild. Please do not feed, approach, or touch wild animals. This reduces their fear of people and puts wild animals, people and pets at greater risk of illness, injury and death.
The town has a number of programs and services in place to protect local wildlife. These resources include: Oakville's Wildlife Management Strategy, an online coyote reporting system and information on wildlife proofing your property and avoiding conflicts with wildlife.
There are a number of resources for reporting incidents with wildlife: