Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Bear and Wildlife Encounters and Education

Report bear and other wildlife encounters to the BC Conservation Officer Service (COS) RAPP line at 1-877-952-7277

NRRM Conservation Officers are notified daily about sightings and  immediately in emergencies.

Dial Toll Free 1-877-952-7277 to report wildlife-human interactions where public safety is at risk. If you observe dangerous wildlife in a residential area involved in any of the following, please report the incident to the BC Conservation Office 24 hour, toll free call centre at:  1-877-952-7277

  • Accessing garbage or other human supplied food sources
  • Instances where wildlife cannot be easily scared off
  • Dangerous wildlife is in a public location like a city park or school during daylight hours
  • When a cougar or wolf is seen in a residential area

In an emergency, contact the Northern Rockies RCMP detachment at (250) 774-2777.

"Keeping Wildlife Wild and Communities Safe"

WildSafeBC is a program designed to reduce human-wildlife conflict through education, innovation and cooperation. WildSafeBC is designed, owned and delivered by the BC Conservation Foundation as a partnership between local funding bodies (such as municipalities and regional districts) and the Province of BC.

 

The Northern Rockies has partnered with WildSafeBC and the BC Conservation Foundation  to host a WildSafeBC Program Community Coordinator from May to September:

 

Kim Eglinski, Community Coordinator - WildSafeBC Northern Rockies
P: 250.775.0860
E: northernrockies@wildsafebc.com

 

Check out the WildSafeBC Northern Rockies facebook page for fun and informative events happening locally!

 

The British Columbia Conservation Foundation's Wildlife Alert Reporting Program (WARP) map allows visitors to view recently reported sightings.

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