A bear have been reported and spotted in the Long Point Trail area on Big Island of Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.
With various berry plants starting to produce fruit, park visitors are asked to be extra vigilant about bear safety while hiking, recreating and camping in bear country. Avoid areas with berry bushes, strictly follow all preventative practices when in bear country. Bear Smart
Remember, bears depend on the berry crop to gain enough weight to survive the winter; please respect their need to feed themselves and their young. Should you come across any wildlife closures, please follow the directions; never cross into closed areas.
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Northeast Region at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:
A blue-green algae bloom advisory has been issued for La La Biche, located in Lac La Biche County (North Zone).