NewsRegional News A reminder to take care of cherry trees and other bear attractants SHARE ON: Alex Skultety, staff Monday, Jul. 9th, 2018 Cherry season is here and bears have been looking to enjoy some of the tasty fruit around Castlegar. Community Coordinator for Wildsafe BC, Jenny Wallace, recommends getting your fruit taken care of as soon as possible. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Jenny-1.wav Even though most bears have gone up to higher elevations right now, it’s still important to take care of your attractants, including. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Jenny-3.wav She says overall though, so far it’s been a pretty average year for bear activity. //www.mykootenaynow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Jenny-2.wav She says bear activity will usually increase again over the next few weeks as peaches and other fruits ripen.