June 12. A black bear has been reported showing aggressive behaviour on Cedar Drive in Sparwood the last few days.
If you encounter a Bear:
STAY CALM AND DO NOT RUN
Let the bear know you are human (arms out to side)
Use your voice in a calm, assertive manner.
Back away slowly and allow the bear an escape route
Never turn your back on wildlife
Do not approach or feed wildlife
Call the Conservation Officer Service on 1-877-952-7277 to report human/wildlife conflict.