A black bear catches a fish in this undated handout photo. A new study shows that black bears need different species of salmon rather than huge numbers of them in a short period to be healthy. Christina Service who is the lead author of the study and a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria says it is the equivalent of humans going to an all-you-can-eat buffet for just a couple of days versus having one good meal a day for many months. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - April Bencze)

A black bear catches a fish in this undated handout photo. A new study shows that black bears need different species of salmon rather than huge numbers of them in a short period to be healthy. Christina Service who is the lead author of the study and a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria says it is the equivalent of humans going to an all-you-can-eat buffet for just a couple of days versus having one good meal a day for many months. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - April Bencze)

Possible bear sighting reported near Langford Lake

Matter in hands of bylaw enforcement

West Shore RCMP were called to a possible black bear sighting near Langford Lake today but said the matter is now in the hands of Local Bylaw enforcement.

The bear sighting has not been confirmed but wouldn’t be unsual for the region, which has seen several bears over the past couple of months.

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More to come.


 

nina.grossman@blackpress.ca

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