The Conservation Officer Service has reported an active cougar in Alpine Meadows neighbourhood, including Matterhorn and Rainbow Drive. It is pursuing pets, particularly cats. Please be alert, keep your pets inside and children supervised.
Everyone should know what to do in a cougar encounter:
- stay calm
- never run or turn your back
- make yourself as large as possible
- back out of the area and seek shelter.
Learn more about cougars at whistler.ca/cougars.
Report any cougar sightings to the Conservation Officer Service at 1-877-952-7277 (RAPP).