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Polar bear mom and cubs cuddling in a bed of snow. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Graham Copping photo.
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November 3, 2019

Polar Bear Week 2019

Mom and cubs. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Great Ice Bear Adventure. Graham Copping photo. Polar Bear Week takes place from November 3-9 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 over the world will…
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October 17, 2019

Wolf encounter draws tears of joy from guest at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

Sentimental secrets. Wolf couple at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Jad Davenport photo. National Geographic Image Collection. Instagram: @natgeoimagecollection  #whatweliked ~ Click image for more. "She just wanted to say goodbye."  by Jad Davenport, National Geographic photographer and Churchill Wild Photo Leader We spotted the last of the wolves at dusk.…
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October 14, 2019

Polar bear lodges, photo leaders ready for October/November polar bear watching safaris

https://youtu.be/0rJPRzD9ONI?rel=0 Prime polar bear watching season has arrived and our first group of guests is already settled in at Seal River Heritage Lodge for the first departure of the Fall Dual Lodge Safari. We’ve actually been out walking with polar bears on the Hudson Bay coast since July, but many…
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October 10, 2019

Northern lights draped over full moon on Hudson Bay. The Story Behind the Photo.

Northern lights draped over full moon. Polar Bear Photo Safari. Seal River Heritage Lodge. James Heupel photo. Photo and story by James Heupel This photo was taken on November 12, 2014, from the Seal River Heritage Lodge compound, at 10:47 p.m. in the evening. We got the alert that the…
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October 4, 2019

Churchill Wild anniversary book wins Best Consumer Publication Design at 2019 Signature Awards

Churchill Wild - 25 Years of Adventure on the Hudson Bay Coast. 2019 Signature Award winner. Congratulations to Print Studio One & Three-Six North Marketing on winning the award for Best Consumer Publication Design at the recent 2019 Signature Awards for their design of our anniversary book: Churchill Wild -…
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September 30, 2019

Cold weather wildlife and polar bear photography. What to wear.

Gloves. Mask. Camera. Charles "Chas" Glatzer ready for action at Seal River Heritage Lodge. by George Williams Canon Explorer of Light Charles "Chas" Glatzer and his Shoot the Light clients will be joining us for the 11th time this November for the Polar Bear Photo Safari at Seal River Heritage…
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September 24, 2019

Bull moose power through powder at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. The Story Behind the Photo.

Without warning, five of the seven bull moose took off, and the powder was flying! Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Charles Glatzer photo. Story and photo by Canon EOL Charles "Chas" Glatzer, ShoottheLight.com It was November and we had come to Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge on the southern shores of Hudson…
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September 17, 2019

Churchill Wild photo leader Robert Postma finds fame as “the guy with the stamp.”

Robert Postma grizzly bear photo used in the new Canadian Bear Stamp Collection. by Vanessa Desorcy Robert Postma with the new Canadian Bear Stamp Collection. Churchill Wild photo leader Robert Postma is a celebrity of sorts in his home territory of Yukon, but that fame may become more widespread soon.…
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September 3, 2019

Photographing polar bears up close and personal. Tips and equipment recommendations

Polar bears sparring at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Jad Davenport photo. How close to the polar bears will we get? It’s a question we get from almost every Churchill Wild guest. Most are just asking out of curiosity or for safety’s sake, but for photographers it can mean a world…
 

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