Grizzly bears reported in Grassmere and Sparwood and black bears all over Fernie and Elko

October 9th.  There have been grizzly and black bears reported throughout the Elk Valley and South Country. 

Sparwood:  grizzly bear feeding on a carcass on lower Elk Valley road by Whispering Pines MHP.

Grassmere:  grizzly and cub accessing fruit trees and causing property damage

Elko:  black bear reported clawing at a window ay a home on Combi Street

Fernie:  black bears reported all over town feeding on apple trees in back yards, getting into garbage left outdoors between collection days and travelling through parks in broad daylight.

We live in bear country, thank you for preventing human/wildlife conflict at home, in our parks, trails and in the back country.

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