Bear sighting are not unusual in the Greater Sudbury area. It is important to understand bear behavior and what steps you can take to avoid human-bear encounters.
- Learn how to prevent bear encounters and how to be bear wise.
- Learn how to keep bears out of your garbage, recycling and green cart.
EarthCare Minute - Garbage and Bears
The City of Greater Sudbury maintains a Report-a-Bear map of bear sightings to determine patterns and intensity of bear sightings. We will not respond to bear sightings submitted through Report-a-Bear. Add your bear sighting to the map below:
- Fill out the online form.
- Call 705-674-4455 extension BEAR (2327) and leave a message.
- Send an email with your bear sighting information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include location, date, how many bears and any other relevant information.
Your sighting will be displayed on the map below within a day or two of being reported. Your name and contact information will not be made public.
Locations may not be precise.
Most recent bear sightings (last 7 days):
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Sightings reported more than a week ago.