Bear sightings and reports of bears accessing garbage and other food sources throughout the Elk Valley.

Sunday September 22.

Bear sighting update.

Fernie
A black bear and 2 cubs have been seen on 4th avenue and behind the Leroux Mansion in Fernie. Bears reported on McLeod Avenue and Anderson road.

Sparwood
Bears reported throughout town, Pine Ave, Ponderosa, Hickory, Cypress, White Birch, Juniper and by the Fire Hall.

Elkford
Bears reported on Elk, Ash, Arbutus, Alpine Way and by the District Office.
bear sniffing garbage can
Be prepared and expect to encounter bears anytime until the snow flies. It’s up to us to ensure our communities remain safe and our wildlife wild.