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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…
Finding balance in a difficult year. Ian Johnson photo.
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December 21, 2020

How we found joy in a year without polar bears

Finding balance in a difficult year. Ian Johnson photo. by Vanessa Desorcy 2020 marked the first time since 1994 we haven’t opened our polar bear lodges to guests, and to be honest, it was really hard on all of us. Back in May, we made the heart-wrenching decision to postpone…
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…
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…
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…
Blue hour at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Scott Zielke photo.
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July 26, 2020

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge wins Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for third consecutive year

Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Deep in the heart of polar bear territory. Scott Zielke photo. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge Recognized as One of the Best Places to Stay in the World Based on Outstanding 2019 Traveller Reviews Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge by George Williams Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge has been…
Curious polar bear. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Charlese Glatzer photo.
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April 30, 2020

22 Of Our Wildest Memories. In Photos.

Polar bear crossing ice-covered rocks as the sun sets over Hudson Bay. Howard Sheridan photo. by Vanessa Desorcy Operating ecolodges in polar bear country for the past 26 years has left us with a collection of incredible memories. The Canadian north is full of surprises and just when we think…
Arctic fox in blue and white. Seal River Heritage Lodge. Gordon Fox photo.
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April 27, 2020

Arctic Fox Fun Facts

Arctic Fox. Seal River Heritage Lodge. Gordon Fox photo. by Allison Francoeur More elusive in the summer, Arctic foxes come out in their full marshmallow-y glory in the fall. Their grey-brown coats turn a pristine white and they fluff up to the size of a large housecat, with their tail…
 

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