 Keep all household waste in containers and store inside
 Report any bear sightings
If you see a black bear:
 Do not try to get closer to the bear for a better look or picture
 Make sure the bear has a clear escape route – don’t corner the bear
 Always watch the bear and slowly back away until the bear is out of sight
 Get inside, if you are near a building and or vehicle
 Leave the area, if you are berry-picking, hiking, camping, jogging or cycling
 If you are with others, stay together and act as a group
 If the bear does not get closer to you, slowly back away, talking to the bear in a quiet,
monotone voice

For more information or to report a conflict with wildlife that threatens public safety please contact BC
Conservatin Officers Servicers at 250.839.1265 or