The new Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary could open as soon as February.
The 16-year-old is the second fatality there in two weeks and the sixth waterfall death in Western North Carolina this year.
The countercultural group is holding its annual get-together near Bull Mountain.
The coyote is the fourth confirmed case of rabies so far this year in the district.
A man died in the Pisgah National Forest waterfall last Sunday, but currents have prevented officials from recovering his body.
Students will bury the carcass, then reconstruct the skeleton.
The advice comes after last year's rabies outbreak in northwest Georgia.
Georgia's proposal would earmark a portion of sales tax on outdoor gear to funding trails, parks, and other open spaces.
The carcass looked prehistoric, but biologists say it was probably a decomposing basking shark.
Hunting fees pay for wildlife conservation. With participation dropping, who will pick up the slack?
The monthly educational programs feature a lecture and a field trip.
The $25.8 million deal will connect the Eastside and Westside Trails, forming a continuous linear park.
Advocates estimate the measure would raise $20 million per year.
Last year the park hosted a record-breaking number of Appalachian Trail hikers.