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September 22, 2021

Northern Lights Engagement

Written by Mikayla Plett Patience Have you ever had an experience that felt like it was waiting for you - like different elements were just waiting patiently for you to be there before they collided? I had two of those moments within 24 hours!  We staff learned very early on…
SRHL summer aerial_photo by Michael Poliza
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September 1, 2021

Rivers We Revere

A third of Canada’s waters trickle, cascade, gush and flow with a final rush into the Hudson Bay. To increase awareness of the world’s waterways, World Rivers Day is celebrated every fourth Sunday in September. We’d like to acknowledge the incredibleness of the rivers we know. Rivers such as 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,…
Polar bear mom standing with cub at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Anjali Singh photo.
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November 17, 2020

Alone among the polar bears

Polar bear observing people at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Anjali Singh photo. Churchill Wild lodge managers Ben Lawrence and Nicole Spinks spent the 2020 season lodge-sitting and doing maintenance at our polar bear lodges, mostly alone, with the polar bears. Writer Ingrid Brunner interviewed Ben and Nicole in mid-November, as…
Berry picking at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Nicole Spinks, lodge manager.
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October 8, 2020

Berry harvesting time in polar bear country!

Layered up and ready for berry picking at Seal River! by Nicole Spinks, Churchill Wild Lodge Manager The intoxicating smell of fall envelops me as I step out of Seal River Heritage Lodge. The leaves are turning colour and starting to fall. The summer greenery is morphing into a bouquet…
Ben and Nicole. Lodge Managers. Fresh fish fry.
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July 10, 2020

Working hard, playing hard and eating well. Summer in polar bear country.

Seal River Heritage Lodge managers Ben Lawrence and Nicole Spinks. Staff fish fry at North Knife Lake! by Nicole Spinks, Churchill Wild Lodge Manager It’s been a crazy start to the summer, but we’re certainly getting lots done! Normally, we would have just finished saying goodbye to the fishing guests…
 

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