There’s been a few bear sightings in the area. We have unconfirmed reports of bears seen at Nipissing University, the Airport, and in the Woodland Drive area in Callander. If you see a bear, you can report a siting the Ministry of Natural Resources.
The Ministry of Natural Resources offers this advice if you encounter a bear:
- Putting garbage out only on the morning of collection.
- Storing garbage in waste containers with tight-fitting lids.
- Put away bird feeders and offer natural alternatives like flowers, nesting boxes and fresh water.
- Clean outdoor grills after each use, including the grease trap underneath.