Polar Bear Warning Issued for Green Island Cove Area
There are reports of a polar bear on the Northern Peninsula near the community of Green Island Cove.
At this time conservation officers are conducting patrols of the area and residents are advised to take appropriate steps to avoid encounters with polar bears.
Residents should keep pets inside or under close supervision, travel in groups when possible, and never approach a fresh kill or carcass. Always adhere to the proper storage, collection and disposal of garbage to avoid attracting bears into communities and backyards.
Under no circumstances should you approach a polar bear.