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Polar bear mom with cubs. Gillian Llyod photo.
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March 19, 2021

Photographer Gillian Lloyd creates fond birthday memories at Nanuk

Mom with cubs at Nanuk. The other is hiding! Gillian Lloyd photo. Photographer Gillian Lloyd and her husband Jools wanted to do something special to celebrate her 60th birthday, and in her own words, “by George did this adventure achieve that!!!” In the company of wolves. Gillian Lloyd photo. Gillian…
Polar bear sleeping in a bed of fireweed. Sharon Hirsch photo.
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February 27, 2021

International Polar Bear Day 2021

A nap in the flowers. Sharon Hirsch. by Vanessa Desorcy, Marketing Manager It’s International Polar Bear Day, and we’re celebrating by sharing some of our favourite polar bear photos. We chose these images based on the reactions they elicited the first time we saw them -- 'oohs’, ‘ahhs’, ‘awws!’ and…
Snow Mammals Stamp Collection.
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February 26, 2021

Churchill Wild photographers honoured in Canada Post Snow Mammals Stamp Collection

Canada Post Snow Mammals Stamp Collection by George Williams Congratulations are in order for two veteran Churchill Wild photographers and photo leaders! Both Dennis Fast and Robert Postma had photos that were taken at Seal River Heritage Lodge selected for the most recent Canada Post Stamp Collection: Snow Mammals. The…
Polar bear mom and cubs heading out to the ice. Den Emergence Quest. Josh Robson photo.
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February 21, 2021

The Polar Bear Life Cycle

Heading for the sea ice. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Josh Robson photo. by Vanessa Desorcy The life of a polar bear can be summed up to sound like the plot of a blockbuster movie: feast and famine, competition, and survival of the fittest. These iconic mammals demonstrate remarkable strength and…
Linda Besse and a polar bear. Seal River Heritage Lodge.
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January 29, 2021

Churchill Wild guest Linda Besse wins multiple awards for Seal River polar bear painting

Ice Bear. Multiple award-winning original oil painting by Linda Besse. by George Williams Wildlife artist and longtime Churchill Wild guest Linda Besse is living proof that you can excel at anything if you put your heart and soul into it. The 61-year-old from Washington State had barely picked up a…
First polar bear standing. Dennis Fast photo.
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January 26, 2021

My favourite memories of Churchill’s wild polar bears

First bear. Dennis Fast photo. by Vanessa Desorcy Last year around this time I was writing a post about what we were looking forward to in 2020. It was so full of hope and plans for the coming year! And then all those plans went awry. This year, in the…
Polar bear mom and cubs in the snow at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Albert Saunders photo.
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December 23, 2020

Snowy Emotions: A Christmas Wildlife Photo Album

"When snow falls, nature listens." ~ Antoinette Van Kleef. Albert Saunders photo. by George Williams Christmas is an emotional time, and like polar bears, we look forward to the coming of the big snow at this time of year. It’s here now in Manitoba, but something else is missing. Together,…
Finding balance in a difficult year. Ian Johnson photo.
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December 21, 2020

How we found joy in a year without polar bears

Finding balance in a difficult year. Ian Johnson photo. by Vanessa Desorcy 2020 marked the first time since 1994 we haven’t opened our polar bear lodges to guests, and to be honest, it was really hard on all of us. Back in May, we made the heart-wrenching decision to postpone…
 

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