Coyote in a field

Coyote (photo credit Scott McDaniel)

Ecologist John Canoles traces changes to the habitat and animals focusing on how the secretive coyote, a top level predator, has moved into Maryland’s landscape.  Learn how coyotes may further transform the ecosystem, affect deer and other animals including pets, and even influence the incidence of Lyme disease.  Lecture price includes admission to the formal gardens and Nature Walk.  Lunch can be purchased with an additional fee.  See also other lectures offered at Ladew Gardens, including topics on floral design and the historical gardens of Long Island, New York, at