Scout Island attracts many visitors, including deer, bears and coyotes. Angie Mindus photo

Scout Island attracts many visitors, including deer, bears and coyotes. Angie Mindus photo

Walkers cautioned of black bear at Scout Island

Bear was seen swimming to south island

Residents are being asked to be cautious when walking the trails at Scout Island in the coming days and weeks after several reports of a black bear seen on the south island.

Witnesses were quick to post to social media to warn walkers to be careful as did City staff.

Walkers in the area are asked to be mindful and keep pets close and on a leash.


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