Donations to Continue Our Vital Work

We here at the Urban Wildlife Research Project (UWRP) are proud to announce that we are now a nonprofit 501(c)(3). You can, therefore, write off from your taxes your donations to the UWRP. If you wish to have a formal letter from us indicating that you have donated, get in touch with us directly, give…

Gray Fox Report for August 2018

The Fabric of Bonding The Tragedy of Two Pups: Dark Face & Bright Eyes Submitted by William C. Leikam President & Co-founder wcleikam@gmail.com  This is a true story as based on log entries at the time when the following occurred. Dark Face & Bright Eyes were born out in the brush along Matadero Creek to…

Subject: REPORT: Gray Fox Report for June 2018

  Our vision is a San Francisco Bay Area Wildlife Corridor. UWRP notes that as Silicon Valley’s human population, development, and sea level increases, it is of utmost importance that the wildlife thoroughfares are identified and protected, thus maintaining California’s natural genetic diversity. Preface: Since there are no gray foxes at the Palo Alto Baylands…

Gray Fox Report

Gray Fox Report for April 2019 April: Gray Fox Birthdays Submitted by William C. Leikam President, CEO & Co-founder Urban Wildlife Research Project A 501 C (3) Nonprofit Corporation wcleikam@gmail.com Sunday, 7 April, 2019 Please donate so that we can begin the collaring project. Deadline for donations is September 15, 2019. Your donation is tax…

Cities & Sea Level Rise

Along with the city of Palo Alto’s climate action plan, they will have to consider establishing wildlife corridors within the city. As the bay inundates large portions of the bay-lands, it will push all of the wildlife that is presently around the edge of the bay into the cities. This wildlife will need places to…

Minute with Matt – Peninsula Open Space Trust

Take a look at this short video of Bill Leikam, the Fox Guy, being interviewed on the trail by Matt Dolkas of POST. Scroll down the page a bit and you can read an expanded text on what the Fox Guy and the Urban Wildlife Research Project are doing. Pass it on to friends and…

Incest at the Baylands

Gray Fox Report for February 2016 Respectfully Submitted by William C. Leikam, Founder of the Urban Wildlife Research Project (UWRP) Date Submitted: Wednesday, March 05, 2016 Background February is the time when the females are in estrus (heat is the common term for that condition) because the foxes give birth to their young sometimes in…

Rodenticide: Impacts and Alternatives

The food chain is sacred, continual, and encompassing. Rodenticides are a major threat to food chains around the world. Animals that are adapting to civilization or venturing into human inhabited  areas seeking food, water, and shelter, are at risk of consuming a poisoned rodent and dying as a result of Secondary Rodenticide Poisoning. This includes predatory wildlife including birds, mammals,…

Gray Fox Report for July 2015

Gray Fox Report for July 2015 Respectfully Submitted by William C. Leikam Founder of the Urban Wildlife Research Project (UWRP) Date Submitted: August 5, 2015 CORRECTION In June’s email I opened, “With the loss of the litter around the water treatment plant, with Little One in seclusion and none of the other females in the region…

UWRP Newsletter: Gray Fox Report for March 2015

Welcome to the Urban Wildlife Research Project Newsletter Gray Fox Report for March 2015 by Bill Leikam, The Fox Guy Gray Fox Report for March 2015 Respectfully Submitted by William C. Leikam Founder of the Urban Wildlife Research Project (UWRP) Date Submitted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015   It’s the waiting time; that time when many…