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Bears

Black Bear

What You Can Do
  • Put garbage out on the morning of garbage day, and not the night before
  • Do not leave pet food outdoors
  • Thoroughly clean outdoor grills after use
  • Fill bird feeders only through the winter months
  • Do not put meat, fish or sweet food (including fruit) in your composter
  • Keep meat scraps in the freezer until garbage pick-up day
  • Pick all ripe fruit off trees, and remove vegetables and fallen fruit from the ground
  • Use electric fencing to protect valuable trees, orchards, vegetable and berry patches

Fact Sheets:

For more information, check out the Bear Wise section of the Ministry of Natural Resources

IN AN IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY:
contact your local police force or dial 911

TO REPORT BEAR PROBLEMS:
contact the Bear Reporting Line at
1-866-514-BEAR (2327) (TTY) 705 945-7641

 

 

This information is from bears.mnr.gov.on.ca

 

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