Black bear spotted wandering streets in High River

A black bear has been seen wandering in High River, and RCMP are urging residents to use caution.

A black bear has been seen wandering in High River, and RCMP are urging residents to use caution.

The bear, which was not acting aggressively, was seen on a rural driveway in the area of 530 Avenue and 53 Street E. The bear was likely lured to the area by a nearby honey-producing farm.

Any sightings can be reported to the High River RCMP at 403-652-2356 or Alberta Fish and Wildlife at 403-652-8330.

Not sure what to do if you spot a bear? Check out the Alberta BearSmart program on the Government of Alberta's Environment and Sustainable Resource Development web site at esrd.alberta.ca