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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…
First polar bear standing. Dennis Fast photo.
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January 26, 2021

My favourite memories of Churchill’s wild polar bears

First bear. Dennis Fast photo. by Vanessa Desorcy Last year around this time I was writing a post about what we were looking forward to in 2020. It was so full of hope and plans for the coming year! And then all those plans went awry. This year, in 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,…
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…
Cranberry Glazed Turkey Breast. Karen Burns-Booth. Lavender and Lovage.
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November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! Cranberry-glazed roast turkey breast with wild rice stuffing!

Cranberry-glazed roast turkey breast with wild rice stuffing. Karen Burns-Booth photo. Free Wild Delights Cookbook Download! Click Image. by George Williams Happy Thanksgiving to all our USA guests and friends! Travel and food writer Karen Burns-Booth of Lavender and Lovage was at Seal River Heritage Lodge for the Polar Bear…
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…
 

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