Grizzly bear seen on Roots trail and by Mt McLean trailhead in Fernie

Monday May 29.  Revised bear activity update. A Grizzly bear was reported on Roots trail yesterday evening and was later seen by the MtMcLean trailhead just past the railroad tracks at 4 am this morning.  The bear sighting was originally reported as a black bear.

Reminder to all residents in this area, garbage collection is tomorrow (Tuesday).  Please keep all garbage locked up and inaccessible to bears until collection day.  WildSafeBC and bylaw services will be patrolling this area today.  If you have nowhere to store garbage indoors please take it to the bear resistant dumpsters located at MaxTuryk, City Hall, Pool, Arean or FMHP.

Thanks for doing your part and keeping Fernie safe for bears and people.

For more information go to www.wildsafebc.comBear_Garbage_Can

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