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
- BC Gov – Staying Safe Around Wildlife
- BC Gov – Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Who Do I Call If I See A Problem?
1-877-952-7277 (RAPP) or text #7277 (available 24/7)
- bear or cougar sighting
- large animals that have been injured
- toxic dumping
More information on the RAPP program can be found here.
Report all Poachers and Polluters to RAPP. Click HERE to view details.
Report a fisheries violation
Call toll free:1-800-465-4336 or In greater Vancouver call:604-607-4186
Click HERE to visit the Government of Canada website with information on how to report a fisheries violation.
Click below for more information on how to interact with specific animals
Click HERE to print a copy of our ‘Be Bear Aware’ information sheet to share with your family.
Steps to Make Your Home and Property Wildlife-Resistent
Click HERE to review our Solid Waste Management Bylaw No 554-2016