Bear Wise


Call 911 or your local police, if you feel a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety and:

Generally, bears want to avoid humans. Most encounters are not aggressive and attacks are rare.


Call the Bear Wise reporting line at 1-866-514-2327 (*between April 1-November 30) if a bear is:

* From Dec 1- March 31, please contact your local MNRF District office.

Local MNRF District Office
31 Riverside Drive,
Pembroke ON
K8A 8R6
Phone: 613-732-3661
Fax: 613-732-2972

General Facts and Information about Bears

Be Bear Wise and Prevent Bear Encounters (Ontario website)