Learn how to use bear spray
Get practice using bear spray and learn other techniques for being safe around wildlife during a nature walk on Sunday.
WildSafeBC Okanagan Westside, Central Okanagan Regional Parks and Hiking Addiction are holding the nature walk and bear spray demonstration at Rose Valley Regional Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
People who attend will learn about safety around wildlife and get hands-on practice using inert bear spray. Contact Andrea Tait at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The Central Okanagan regional district is warning people that bear sightings are becoming common now in local parks.
Spawning kokanee and ripening apples are luring bears into populated areas.
Signs of bears have been noticed on the Mission Creek Greenway and in Mission Creek and Scenic Canyon regional parks.