Cougar reportedly seen near Elementary School

Cpl. Nathan DAME

Gabriola RCMP Detachment Commander

Thursday, December 22 2016

On December 22nd, 2016 the Gabriola RCMP received request for assistance from the BC Conservation Office to attend the elementary school.

Three children reported that they observed a cougar at the farthest end of the soccer field from the school just inside the trees.

The RCMP patrolled the wooded area around the school but did not locate a cougar. Please contact the BC Conservation Office if you observe a cougar in the school area.