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Please report all bear sightings here, even if you have also called the COs or bylaw officers. This way the Bear Smart team can keep track of our bears.

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Aggressive bear or damaged property?

If you see or encounter an agressive or troublesome bear, please call the Conservation Officers on 1-877-952-RAPP (7277) or dial #7211 on your cell phone. Please also complete our online tracking form. If you need help making a report, please call the office on 604-921-9333.

Are attractants involved?

If you spot garbage, fruit trees or other attractants/infractions that are enticing bears, please call our Bylaw Officers on 604-834-3404 or email bylaw@lionsbay.ca. Please also complete our online tracking form. If you need help making a report, please call the office on 604-921-9333.

Report a normal bear sighting

If you spot a bear doing what bears do, but not misbehaving (just moseying on by, for instance), please complete our online tracking form. If you need help making a report, please call the office on 604-921-9333.

Injured bear?

Please report the bear sighting to Lions Bay Bear Smart and call the Conservation Officers on 1-877-952-RAPP (7277) or #7211 on your cell phone. If you see a small bear cub that has been injured, please also email lionsbaybearsmart@gmail.com if it's urgent. If you need help making a report, please call the office on 604-921-9333.

Be safe in bear country

Tips to keep you, your kids, your pets and our bears safe.

What to do if you
encounter a bear

If you live in bear country, the odds of being attacked are very rare. Learn the best way to react in various bear encounters.

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