Bear reported entering a home on Timberline Crescent at Fernie Alpine Resort

bear sniffing garbage can A bear has been reported going onto the deck while a group was having dinner and entering a home on Timberline Crescent at Fernie Alpine Resort. Bears also reported at Mt Fernie Provincial Park Campsite and on Hand Avenue in West Fernie.

A reminder to all residents, visitors and campers to keep all garbage indoors, clean bbq’s, keep pet food indoors and secure all other attractants.

When out hiking and biking be prepared and expect to encounter wildlife. Travel in groups, make noise to warn bears of your presence and avoid surprising them at close range and carry bear spray.

For more information on preventing human/wildlife conflict visit www.wildsafebc.com