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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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March 1, 2022

Remembering Andy MacPherson (1970-2022)

https://youtu.be/PZMgh_Khk7w?rel=0 World’s Top Polar Bear Guide, Dear Friend to Nature and People, Dies at 51 by George Williams  Tribute Video by BUILD Films Inc. Andy MacPherson. Pat Maloney photo. Andrew “Andy” Charles MacPherson, who was widely acknowledged as the world’s top polar bear guide, and a major force behind the…
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December 14, 2021

Strolling Polar Bear at Sunset

Written by Jody Steeves As the sunset in early November, we watched a young male polar bear cross the Opoyastin river and made his way west along the shore. We drove on our inland trail ahead of him and set up near a landmark we affectionately have named George's pole. This landmark…
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…
Churchill Wild guide. Terry Elliot. Seal River Heritage Lodge.
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October 2, 2020

The Most Isolated Man in Canada (the world?) Part #2 

Terry Elliott relaxing at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Christopher Scully photo. by Terry Elliott Two months have come and gone.  Sixty-six days of solitude, of peace and silence. The plane comes in today with my replacements. Ben Lawrence and Nicole Spinks will spend the next two months keeping Seal River…
Polar bear and guest at fence. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Debra Lynn Hartsell photo.
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September 26, 2020

World Tourism Day 2020. More important than ever right now.

Visit with a polar bear. Dymond Lake Ecolodge. Debra Lynn Hartsell photo. by Vanessa Desorcy September 27 is World Tourism Day, an international day of recognition first established by the United Nations in 1970. The UN’s days, weeks, years, and even decades are established to create awareness for global issues,…
 

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