Islander Online – The Christian Island Cottagers' Association


Black Bears on the Island


Two bears on CI

June 7, 2015 – Bear Update – No sightings reported this season.

Please continue to exercise caution and keep your waste/garbage in the proper containers prior to pick up days to discourage any wild animal visits. Report any new sightings to the BFN and/or CICA offices.

Please secure household waste until just prior to pick-up times, if possible. Bears are attracted to food, and food waste; most bears will not attack unless provoked. Please keep your dogs leashed to avoid any unpleasant incidents while walking around the Island.

For information on measures to discourage bears from your property and WHAT NOT to DO if you encounter a bear please see: