Recent Bear Sightings in Metchosin

There have been a number of recent bear sightings in the Metchosin area. 

Residents are reminded to be proactive and manage bear attractants. 

If you see a bear:

  • Remain calm; don't panic.
  • Keep away from the bear and bring children and pets indoors.
  • Never approach the bear and do not run from it.
  • Warn others of the bear's presence, without yelling.
  • Once the bear has left, check for your yard to ensure there are no attractants around.

If a bear is threatening, contact the Conservation Officer at 1-877-952-7277

For more information on bear sightings in the area, please see the link to the Wildlife Resources page on the website.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 2:00pm