Spike in bear encounters across B.C. raises concern
Rotting fruit left on the ground is just one reason why the number of human-bear conflicts is up this year
Late summer bear sightings are nothing new in B.C.
But over the past week the number of bear encounters has gone up dramatically.
Here in Kamloops they've been spotted near Tranquille, in Heffley Creek and at Sun Peaks.
In Revelstoke, in the span of 2 weeks, nine bears had to be destroyed.
WildSafeBC is urging people to be proactive.
Frank Ritcey is the program's coordinator.
To listen to the full interview, click on the link: Spike in bear encounters across B.C. raises concern.