A black bear and her cubs have been spotted on back country trails in Vermilion Provincial Park.
- make lots of noise when on the trails and hike in groups
- keep food locked away in a hard sided trailer of vehicle at all times and keep campsites clean and free of garbage
- dump grey/dish water into outhouses
- carry bear spray and know how to use it
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Central Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear: