WildSafeBC Kimberley Cranbrook is warning residents after numerous bear sightings have been reported near communities.
Grizzly bears were reported late last week near the Cranbrook Golf Club and chasing livestock between Kimberley and Meadowbrook.
An injured and in distress black bear was also reported in Canal Flats Saturday.
Residents are advised to keep all attractants like garbage and dog food inside your home to avoid conflict
You should also clean barbeques immediately and put away bird feeders.
(Pictured: Grizzly sighting near Meadowbrook from WARP mapping system from WildSafeBC Kimberley-Cranbrook)