Bear sightings throughout town and in Fernie parks

Wednesday October 10th. Bears have been reported throughout town, on Ridgemont Place, Mt Trinity, Silver Ridge, West Fernie, Annex and James White parks and throughout the Elk River Dike Trail.
A number of reports have involved bears accessing commercial dumpsters. A reminder to businesses and strata’s to make sure dumpsters are kept closed during the day and locked up at night and that the area surrounding is kept clean and odor free. Bear Aware has been visiting businesses with reminders.