Millard North uses coyote decoys to keep foraging raccoons off baseball field
Coyote decoys used by Millard North High School are proving effective at scaring away raccoons that tore up newly laid sod on the school's baseball field. The realistic decoys have even fooled some passers-by, including the school's principal.
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:00 am
Groundskeepers found a wily way to scare off raccoons tearing up new sod on the baseball field at Millard North High School.
Sod patches, laid last fall and watered to help them root, were proving irresistible to the ring-tailed raiders visiting nightly from the adjacent Boys Town property, said North High athletic director Chad Zimmerman.
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:00 am.