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Polar bear mom and cubs heading out to the ice. Den Emergence Quest. Josh Robson photo.
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March 10, 2022

All About Polar Bears

The largest bear in the world and the Arctic’s top predator, polar bears demonstrate remarkable strength and resilience in the face of adversity. This has helped them earn the moniker Lords of the Arctic. At least two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live on Canadian territory.  The polar bear’s Latin…
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December 1, 2021

Closing Up

November is a thrilling time at our lodges: Polar bears are gathering in the area to wait for the temperatures to drop, so they can travel onto the ice of Hudson Bay to hunt. The snow has begun falling and the land is turning white. On clear nights the aurora…
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…
Face-to-face with a polar bear on Canada's Hudson Bay coast. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Great Ice Bear Adventure. Dax Justin photo.
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December 7, 2020

A feeling you won’t find on any other polar bear adventure. The Story Behind the Photo.

"The polar bear inched closer to us, catching our scents and curiously staring directly into our eyes..." ~ Dax Justin Photo and story by Dax Justin Editor's Note: Dax Justin walked the tundra with polar bears on the Hudson Bay coast while on assignment with Canadian Geographic in 2017. He…
Polar bears sparring at Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Robert Postma photo.
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November 1, 2020

Polar Bear Week 2020

Sparring while waiting for the ice to form. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Robert Postma photo. by George Williams Polar Bear Week takes place from November 1-7 this year, and the polar bears are already congregating on the shores of Hudson Bay anxiously waiting for the ice to form. People from all…
 

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