And now we take a break from our sporadic and unscheduled regular programming for a quick PSA. There is growing concern in the Chicago suburbs regarding whether coyotes pose threats to humans and our pets with coyote sightings becoming increasingly common, like this one out on our marsh. Before you go lighting torches and grabbing pitchforks, get yourself educated and for the love of God, DON'T FEED THEM! And, yes, you do need to keep an eye on your pets, especially during breeding season. Coyote sightings in West Chicago have prompted police to remind residents and others of proper safety practices. An educational video titled "The Urban Coyote" done for West Chicago's cable station, Channel 17 last November can be viewed online here .