Effective immediately, the Wildlife Wander Trail is closed to public. (Courtesy of CVWMA)

Effective immediately, the Wildlife Wander Trail is closed to public. (Courtesy of CVWMA)

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area trail closed due to grizzly bear with cubs

The mother grizzly charged a staff member’s vehicle on July 9, causing closure of the Wildlife Wander Trail

A grizzly bear with cubs has been spotted in the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA).

According to CVWMA’s Facebook page, the female grizzly charged a staff member’s vehicle this morning (July 9) during a water level routine check.

Effective immediately, the Wildlife Wander Trail is closed to public, located on the back side of Pond 2B in Corn Creek Marsh.

Effective immediately, the Wildlife Wander Trail is closed to public. (Courtesy of CVWMA)

Effective immediately, the Wildlife Wander Trail is closed to public. (Courtesy of CVWMA)

“The incident happened in a flash, and it is not safe for anyone on foot or bicycle to wander along that trail,” said Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre staff.

“Please, respect the closure and keep bears and people safe.”

For more updates, visit Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area or Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre on Facebook. Additional information can be found on their websites at crestonwildlife.ca and discovery-centre.ca.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: Kelsey.yates@crestonvalleyadvance.ca


 

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