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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,…
Polar bear at Sunset. Ian Johnson photo.
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August 11, 2020

A polar bear all to myself. The Story Behind the Photo.

Polar bear at sunrise. Seal River Heritage Lodge. Ian Johnson photo by Ian Johnson, Ian Johnson Safaris & Photography Ian Johnson. Polar bear sunrise at 8 a.m. It’s November, guests are in Seal River Heritage Lodge having breakfast all nice and toasty. I’m all alone in the yard protected by…
Mother and daughter trip. Seal River Heritage Lodge.
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May 29, 2020

Mother-daughter trip to Seal River like “Winning the Lottery”

Missy and Kailee Mandel at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Jolie Busch photo. by George Williams Sometimes you just get lucky. Missy Mandel hasn’t been to Seal River Heritage Lodge in eight years, but she remembers the trip with her daughter Kailee like it was yesterday. We managed to get the…
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February 13, 2020

Three’s Not Always a Crowd. The Story Behind the Photo.

Polar bear triplets at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Photo by Quent Plett. Photo and story by Quent Plett, Churchill Wild Polar Bear Guide This photo above was taken near Seal River Heritage Lodge in August of 2017 and marks only the second time in our history that we’ve seen polar…
 

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