Bear Activity Report
 
Sightings in the Past Week

Black Bear Sighting
Jun 21, 2017
On the evening of June 21, an adult black bear was seen at a residence near the junction of Highway 22 and Bergen Road. (info from local land owner)

Bear Sighting
Jun 19, 2017
On the morning of June 19, a bear was seen crossing the road near Gouy's Corner, west of Sundre in Bearberry. (info from Fish & Wildlife)

 

 

 
Sightings Older Than One Week

Grizzly Bear Sighting
Jun 12, 2017
On June 11, tracks of a grizzly bear with yearling cub were seen on a driveway east of Bergen. (info from local land owner)


Grizzly Bear Sighting
Jun 12, 2017
In the morning of June 11, tracks of a grizzly bear with cub were seen in a yard in the Fallentimber area. (info from local land owner)


Grizzly Bear Sighting
May 29, 2017
Early in the evening on May 25, a grizzly bear was seen in the vicinity of Mountain Aire Lodge, west of Sundre in Clearwater County. (info from visitor)


Grizzly Bear Sighting
May 26, 2017
On May 15, a grizzly bear was photographed by a trail camera, off the Dog Pound Creek, SW of Water Valley into Rockyview County. (info from local land owner)


Black Bear Sighting
May 13, 2017
On May 12, tracks of a black bear were seen in the mud in the Fallentimber area. (info from local land owner)


Cougar Sighting
May 05, 2017
Late in the afternoon on May 4, a cougar was seen going into the bush, SW of Bergen. (info from local land owner)


Cougar Sighting
May 05, 2017
Earlier this week, a cougar was seen a number of times in the airport area west of Sundre. (info from local land owner)


Grizzly Bear Sighting
May 04, 2017
Approximately 2 weeks ago, tracks of a grizzly bear were seen in the snow east of Bearberry and again north of Bearberry. (info from local land owners)


Grizzly Bear Sighting
Apr 26, 2017
On the morning of Apr 26, grizzly bear tracks were seen on a driveway and in the snow near a residence, SW of Bergen. (info from local land owner)


Black Bear Sighting
Mar 25, 2017
On approximately Mar 22, a black bear was seen west of Water Valley. (info from local land owner)


Cougar Sighting
Mar 09, 2017
On the afternoon of Mar 9, cougar tracks were seen in the snow crossing through 2 quarters, north of the Bearberry Saloon. (info from local land owners)


If the presence of a bear, or any other wildlife, is a public safety concern:

1. Please call a Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Fish & Wildlife office near you. In Sundre, the number is 403-638-3805, in Olds, the number is 403-556-4256, or call 310-0000 toll-free for the nearest office. After hours, call the 24-hour toll-free Report A Poacher line at 1-800-642-3800.

2. Then let us know. Send us an email to  sightings@mountainviewbearsmart.com with the subject line "Bear Sighting" and include the following information:

  • date, place and time of the sighting.
  • species - grizzly bear, black bear or cougar, elk, etc.
  • what the animal was doing at the time - eating, passing through, in the garbage, etc.
  • your name and contact information (all personal information will remain confidential)

If possible, include information on:

  • the number of animals seen - whether male or female; with or without cubs
  • detailed information about your area - whether it's residential, rural, acreage, urban, or industrial facility; GPS coordinates would be great if possible; was the animal close to house, barn, livestock, pets, etc
 
 
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