Bear sightings have been made in the last couple of days in Ridgefield and in Danbury. There was a reported sighting behind Mill Ridge Primary School in Danbury, and also in the area of Candlewood Lake on Friday.
Thursday's sightings were made in the area of Golden Hill and the High School. In Ridgefield, a bear was reported off Seth Low Mountain Road.
State Environmental officials say this is the time of year bears are foraging for food and also out looking for a mate.