According to a University of Montana Alert, around 7:30 p.m the UMPD Dispatch Center took a report of a bear on campus by the Tennis Courts.
A second report, taken shortly after this was of a bear behind Schreiber Gym on Campus Drive.
The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Parks was notified and is actively attempting to trap the bear for relocation.
UMPD encourages everyone to be to be “Bear Aware”. Please call UMPD at (406) 243-4000 in the event you encounter a bear. This information will be forwarded to FWP to assist their efforts in relocation.
The report is the third time a bear has been seen near campus in the last two weeks.
You can find more educational information about bears and bear encounters by clicking here.