Authors as Published

Authored by Kara Kosarski, Former Undergraduate, Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech; and Jim Parkhurst, Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist, Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech

This publication is available as a PDF only. 

This brochure is designed to improve readers’ knowledge and understanding of the raccoon in Virginia and to provide guidance on how to co-exist with raccoons by discussing methods to avoid negative interactions.

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Publication Date

June 9, 2022