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Township of North Brunswick
Monday August 22nd, 2016 :: 04:16 p.m. EDT


One bear sighting was reported on Route # 27 and another was reported on Adams Lane today. See safety tips.

Two bear sightings were reported in the township today. These sightings have not been substantiated, but South Brunswick Police have also received reports of bear sightings in their municipality today. If you see a bear in your neighborhood and there is no immediate danger call the police non - emergency number 732-545-3200 to report your sighting. Call 911 if there is a life threatening danger of an attack of a human or another animal.

If you do encounter a bear in your neighborhood follow these common - sense tips from the N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife:

Never feed or approach a bear.
Never get between an adult bear and cubs.
Do not leave food or garbage unsecured in your yard.
More tips can be found on the Division of Fish & Wildlife website at

To report a nuisance black bear call the DEP's 24 hour toll free hotline : 1-877-Warn Dep ( 1-877-927-6337)

Township of North Brunswick
710 Hermann Road
North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-247-0922

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