We are fortunate to live in a community with an abundance of nature and wildlife, but it also comes with great responsibility. We need to respect the relationship we have with our feathered and furred neighbours to keep everyone safe.
Staying Safe Around Wildlife
The easiest way to prevent conflicts human-wildlife conflicts is to remove all wildlife attractants. E.g., keep food indoors, clean BBQs, collect ripened fruit, birdseed limitations, and compost & proper waste/compost management.
Visit these websites for more information on staying safe around wildlife:
- Wildsafe BC
- Bear Aware
- BC Gov – Staying Safe Around Wildlife
- BC Gov – Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Who Do I Call If I See A Problem?
- bear or cougar sighting
- large animals that have been injured
- toxic dumping
More information on the RAPP program can be found here.