Conservation Authority Urges Caution On Trails After Human-bear Encounter Results In Injuries

Sudbury Star Staff, Publishing date: Jun 29, 2021

Conservation Sudbury is urging the public to use caution after human-bear encounter at Lake Laurentian Conservation Area on Monday left a trail user with minor injuries.bear at Sudbury Conservation Area

A black bear travels near the Garson-Coniston Road in Greater Sudbury, Ont. on Monday, June 22, 2020. PHOTO BY JOHN LAPPA /John Lappa/Sudbury Star

“There has been at least one serious bear and human encounter on a trail at the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area,” Conservation Sudbury said in a Facebook post. “The incident took place on June 28 on the popular Moonlight Beach Trail. This trail runs from the far end of South Bay Road easterly to Moonlight Beach. There is no reason to believe that the bear has left the area. The bear made contact with the trail user who sustained minor injuries and sought medical attention.”

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