Entries by bearsmartrp

Bear Alert- Aug 25 Lost Lake

A black bear has been spotted multiple times at Lost Lake Park. This is a highly frequented area, where we lost three bears to human-bear conflict last year. Keep dogs on leash to not aggravate the bear. Please be mindful of all garbage, wrappers and recyclables. Never leave a picnic unattended; black bears are curious and will follow their nose […]

Bear Alert – Aug 14 Grizzly at Train Wreck

There was recently an unconfirmed grizzly bear sighting at the Train Wreck trail, south of Function Junction. Black bears are more common in Whistler, but be aware that there are grizzly bears in the area. Learn how to distinguish between black bears and grizzly bears: http://ow.ly/qDTU30ep7ma With any bears, it is best to hike in groups […]

Bear Alert – July 26 Whistler Village

Please report any bear sightings in residential areas or near Whistler Village to the Conservation Officer Service at 604-935-BEAR or 1-877-952-7277. Early reporting is the best way to reduce human-bear conflict and prevent bear deaths. There have been three recent black bear incidents close to Whistler Village that may be connected: A small black bear […]