Increased Black Bear activity in many communities in the RDOS

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Fall extreme eating phase starting for the Black Bears in the region. Hyperphagia means bears are consuming up to 20,000 calories a day to fatten up for winter. Extra caution is advised during this time and residents are reminded to ensure attractants are secured.

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20220521 Backyard Bear SummerlandA curious bear visits a backyard in Summerland, BC.