Bear Updates

April 20, 2018 - Bear Sighting in Alpine

Apr 20
- A bear has been sighted in the 8000 block of Mountain View Drive. Remember to secure all attractants including food, garbage, pet food and seeds. Please report any...

April 6, 2018 - Bear destroyed after attack and repeated residential sightings

Apr 06
- On Friday, April 6, the Conservation Officer Service (COS) captured and destroyed the bear that attacked a woman in Bayshores on April 1. The bear had been reported...

April 3, 2018 - Bear alert, serious threat Whistler area

Apr 03
- The Conservation Officer Service (COS) is urging the public to be advised that the RCMP and the COS responded to a bear attack on Sunday April 1 at around 8:30 p.m...

October 23, 2017–Audain Art Museum

Oct 23
- As a Bear Smart community, Whistler provides extra funding to the Conservation Officer Service (COS) for non-lethal bear management. This year, some of this funding...
Bear image by Eric Kilby

October 18, 2017–Report Sightings

Oct 19
- We often receive questions about WHY residents should call the Conservation Officer Service to report bear encounters. Bears are wild animals, and although they...
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