Marines

Safety Notice: Coyote encounters in Wallace Creek vicinity

22 Sep 2020 | Communication Strategy & Operations Marine Corps Installations East

There have been several recent coyote encounters by runners on jogging trails in the vicinity of and within the II MEF Information Group Area Command near the Wallace Creek area during the hours of darkness.

Personnel running after dark are reminded to run on lighted trails and never approach coyotes or any other wild animals. Personnel should call 911 in an emergency or PMO Dispatch at 910-451-3004 for non-emergencies to report any wild animal encounters.

PMO Dispatch will contact appropriate wildlife staff for response. Conservation Branch staff will be working in the area in order to locate and remove any nuisance wildlife.