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Polar bear sleeping in a bed of fireweed. Sharon Hirsch photo.
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February 27, 2021

International Polar Bear Day 2021

A nap in the flowers. Sharon Hirsch. by Vanessa Desorcy, Marketing Manager It’s International Polar Bear Day, and we’re celebrating by sharing some of our favourite polar bear photos. We chose these images based on the reactions they elicited the first time we saw them -- 'oohs’, ‘ahhs’, ‘awws!’ and…
Polar bear mom and cubs heading out to the ice. Den Emergence Quest. Josh Robson photo.
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February 21, 2021

The Polar Bear Life Cycle

Heading for the sea ice. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Josh Robson photo. by Vanessa Desorcy The life of a polar bear can be summed up to sound like the plot of a blockbuster movie: feast and famine, competition, and survival of the fittest. These iconic mammals demonstrate remarkable strength and…
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…
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…
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…
Guests observing polar bear during summer at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Quent Plett photo.
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October 20, 2020

10 Commandments of Wildlife Viewing at Churchill Wild

Guests observing polar bear at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Quent Plett photo. by Nicole Spinks, Churchill Wild Lodge Manager Made for the modern-day traveller, these 10 Commandments of Wildlife Viewing will help you get the most out of your Churchill Wild safari. 1. DO: Always listen to your guide. Our…
Berry picking at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Nicole Spinks, lodge manager.
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October 8, 2020

Berry harvesting time in polar bear country!

Layered up and ready for berry picking at Seal River! by Nicole Spinks, Churchill Wild Lodge Manager The intoxicating smell of fall envelops me as I step out of Seal River Heritage Lodge. The leaves are turning colour and starting to fall. The summer greenery is morphing into a bouquet…
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…
 

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