Public safety awareness - Wolves

Lillooet,
Lytton

2024-02-06 17:21 HNP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Lillooet-Lytton RCMP are advising the public there have been multiple wolf sightings in Lillooet town proper in the last week.

Who to call?

The BC Conservation Officer Service (BCCOS) is the lead agency for dealing with wildlife calls, reports can be made to 1-877-952-7277 for wildlife related concerns including wolf sightings in town. Lillooet-Lytton RCMP can be contacted if there are any immediate public safety concerns regarding wildlife.

Statement from BC Conservation Officer Connor Bain:

Due to recent wolf sightings in Lillooet, the COS (BC Conservation Officer Service) is encouraging the public to keep all pets and livestock secured when possible. Wolves are territorial animals and have a very large habitat range, it is common to see/hear wolves in rural areas. The main natural food source for wolves are large ungulates such as deer and moose. Please do not approach and feed any wolves or other wildlife and report any urban sightings to the Report a Poacher and Polluter hotline 1-877-952-7277.

Pictured is the BC Conservation Officer Service (BCCOS) logo.

Pictured is the BC Conservation Officer Service (BCCOS) logo.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Balraj Saran
Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Lillooet-Lytton
317 rue Main, Lillooet BC, V0K 1V0

Courriel : balraj.saran@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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