Black Bears Spotted in Rocky Harbour
Black bears have been roaming residential areas in Rocky Harbour.
Residents are asked to take appropriate action to properly store household garbage to address the problem and also to never to feed any wildlife.
To avoid attracting bears in communities and backyards, do not store garbage in outside containers until collection day and keep pets inside or under close supervision.
Two bear traps are currently set in the area and conservation officers continue to monitor on a regular basis.
The public are reminded to avoid areas where traps have been set.