Kids are the best ambassadors for the cougar." - Gary Koehler, Research Scientist, Washington.
The cougar has many lessons to teach us about life and conservation. Special projects, such as Cougar Posse and Panther Posse, are bringing the cougar to the classroom.
Correctly identifying a cougar in your area can keep both you and the cougar safe.
Below are links that can help you understand key characteristics of a cougar.
Mountain Lion Identification Course: http://fwp.mt.gov/fwpDoc.html?id=40997
Cougar Tracks: http://www.bear-tracker.com/cougar.html
If you have specific questions about a cougar siting in your area please contact your local authorities or email The Cougar Fund by clicking here.
Your purchase of Cougar Fund caps, mugs, books and artwork will help support our mountain lion outreach and education initiatives.