Sierra College officials issued a notice Tuesday urging students and staff members at the Rocklin campus to use caution after a mountain lion reportedly was sighted in the nature trail area.
The notice said officers patrolled the area and were unable to confirm the sighting. But officials noted that the nature trail area is inhabited by sometimes dangerous wildlife. They encouraged people to avoid using the trail in the evening and early morning hours.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife advises people who encounter a mountain lion to:
Sightings or encounters with mountain lions on the campus should be reported to the Sierra College Security Office, (916) 660-7120.