Wildlife update for the Elk Valley and South Country and events coming up

Thursday September 17. Wildlife sightings update.

Fernie

Bear sightings reported in James White and Annex parks, River dike trail, Pine Crescent, West Fernie and 3rd and 4th Avenue by the courthouse.

Sparwood

Bear sightings reported on Hickory Crescent, Sycamore and Pinyon in Sparwood Heights.

Wildlife and how to use safely use bear spray presentations

Elkford: September 17 at 5:30pm, meet outside the Conference Centre

Fernie: September 20 at 3 pm, meet at the Ball Diamonds during the Fall Festival

WildSafeBC will have a display set up at the Jaffray Fall Fair on Saturday and Fernie Fall Festival on Sunday.

Childrens Educational program starts this week with Creative Minds PreSchool and Fernie Academy on Monday

Thank you for bear-proofing your property and keeping our wildlife wild and community safe.elkford brown bears

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