It's that time of year again—skunk mating season is upon us.

As these creatures become more lively, the Town of Cochrane is asking residents to show mutual respect and be mindful. 

Here are some pointers to help you navigate this season.

• Skunks tend to be more territorial during mating season, so it's important to give them room to carry out their activities.

• Keep your garbage secure to prevent skunks from being attracted to your home. 

• Keep pets on a leash to avoid any unexpected run-ins with skunks.

• Remain vigilant of your surroundings, particularly during dawn and dusk when skunks are highly active.

• Share knowledge with others about skunk mating behaviour. 

You can find more information HERE