Quesnel’s influx of bears this year is unlike anything in recent memory. School is starting next week and we know that many students walk or bike to school. This is a good time to have regular conversations with your children about bear and wildlife awareness. Some tips are for kids to walk directly home after-school to check in with you, to walk in groups, make noise and to not eat snacks while walking or riding. Children should not approach any wildlife.
The City of Quesnel recently had a news release about bears in Quesnel: