Bears have been reported

around 2 SCOI-member cottages between Sauble and Southampton, specifically on Ah-Sineese and on Bruce Rd 13.

Cottagers are reminded

  • Store garbage in containers with tight lids
  • Only put garbage out the day of collection
  • Clean outdoor grills after each use, including the grease trap
  • Only fill bird feeders during winter months
  • Don’t let leave pet food outside
  • Pick ripe fruit from trees and bushes
bear on cottage deck
bear at cottage birdfeeder





Bear sightings should be reported

to the MNR Bear Hotline at 1-866-514-2327.

Anyone interested in more information on wildlife can contact the MNR at 1-800- 667-1940 or check on-line at