Bear Sighting - Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area

Sep 12, 2018 - Staff at Vincent Massey School advised the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) this morning that a black bear cub was sighted last night and again before 8am on September 12, 2018 at the school, adjacent to the trailhead at Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area, 15 Janey Ave, North Bay.

If hiking or biking in this area, please be "bearwise".

A sign has been erected at the trailhead and will remain for 72 hours advising of those using the trails of the bear sighting.

For information on being "bearwise", visit the Ministry of Natural Resources Bearwise website.

For more information on nears, bear encounters, and how to deal with an encounter with a bear.

If you see a bear in an NBMCA Conservation Area, please advise NBMCA at 705-4747-5420.  In a life threatening emergency, please call 911.