Monday, May 30, 2022

Bear sightings near El Dorado Springs is increasing

Over the past few weeks we have received reports of Bear sightings in El Dorado Springs, first on the 1000-1100 blocks of East Patricia Street, and today on the 800 blocks of North Main and North Jackson Streets. Most likely from the descriptions given this is a young bear looking for a territory to call their own.

Bears are wild animals and will not be removed by the Police Department. If you see a bear, leave it alone! Do not approach it. Make sure it has an escape route and do not attempted to feed it.

If you want to know more about Missouri’s Black Bears or report sighting to the Missouri Department of Conservation go to https://mdc.mo.gov/wildlife/wildlife-facts/be-bear-aware.

Otherwise enjoy observing all of the wildlife found in the City of El Dorado Springs from a distance.

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