Bear warning: Jasper townsite
Black bears frequenting area
To minimize the potential of a bear encounter you should:
- Watch for bears and avoid them.
- Make noise to alert bears of your presence.
- Supervise children playing outdoors.
- Dogs must be on a leash.
- Remove bear attractants (bird feeders and fruit on trees) from your yard.
Keep pet food, garbage, and recycling secure.
Please report all bear sightings in the Jasper townsite to Jasper National Park Resource Conservation Office at 780-852-6155.