If the presence of a bear, or any other wildlife, is a public safety concern:
1. Please call a Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Fish & Wildlife office near you. In Sundre, the number is 403-638-3805, in Olds, the number is 403-556-4256, or call 310-0000 toll-free for the nearest office. After hours, call the 24-hour toll-free Report A Poacher line at 1-800-642-3800.
2. Then let us know. Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Bear Sighting" and include the following information:
- date, place and time of the sighting.
- species - grizzly bear, black bear or cougar, elk, etc.
- what the animal was doing at the time - eating, passing through, in the garbage, etc.
- your name and contact information (all personal information will remain confidential)
If possible, include information on:
- the number of animals seen - whether male or female; with or without cubs
- detailed information about your area - whether it's residential, rural, acreage, urban, or industrial facility; GPS coordinates would be great if possible; was the animal close to house, barn, livestock, pets, etc