Human-Wildlife Conflict & Coexistence


The Bears and People Project, based in Boulder, CO, encourages people to do their part to coexist with black bears.

Get Bear Smart Society provides resources and information addressing ways to safely live, play, and work in bear smart communities.


Beaver Deceivers: The Smart Fix for Conflicts

The Beaver Institute instructs people how to manage beaver damage with non-lethal methods.

Beavers: Wetlands and Wildlife and Worth a Dam also have great information about coexisting with beavers.

Human-Beaver Coexistence Q&A with Skip Lisle and the Almost Anthropologist

The Lodge @ has beautiful photographs and a resources page


The Urban Coyote Research Project shares resources based on ecological and behavioral research to help people and coyotes coexist.

Project Coyote has a wonderful collection of resources on coexisting with coyotes to download and share.


The Alongside Wildlife Foundation offers solutions for living alongside wildlife that are backed by scientific research.

The Center for Conservation Peacebuilding helps address HWC and its underlying social issues through capacity building workshops and conflict resolution training.

The IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force has a wonderful resource page with links to scholarly articles about HWC theory, methods, and more!