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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…
Albert Saunders at York Factory. Jad Davenport photo.
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June 21, 2020

Swampy Cree First Nations Guide Albert “Butch” Saunders. A snapshot, frozen in time.

Albert Saunders. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Jad Davenport photo. by George Williams Look closely and you can see it etched in his face – 6,000 years of living and working in the wilderness on Canada’s Hudson Bay coast. Churchill Wild polar bear guide Albert “Butch” Saunders doesn’t say much, but…
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May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day from the Churchill Wild Polar Bears! A Mothers and Cubs Photo Album.

Mother and cubs at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Allison Francoeur photo. Happy Mother's Day from our Churchill Wild polar bears! We've had so many wonderful Moms at the Churchill Wild lodges over the years and we'd like to say a heartfelt thank you to all Moms for all that you…
Polar bear mom and cubs. Den Emergence Quest. Albert Saunders photo.
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March 13, 2020

Polar bear cubs, wolves and wolverines highlight Den Emergence Quest at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

https://youtu.be/-b5lb7aWkWQ?rel=0 by George Williams It’s a magical time at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Baby polar bears, wolves, wolverines, moose, snowy owls, ptarmigan and a cross fox have been spotted on our Den Emergence Quest, which takes place 250 km southeast of Churchill, Manitoba and 40 km east of York Factory…
Polar bear lying in fireweed. Birds, Bears and Belugas departure at Seal River Heritage Lodge. Dennis Fast photo.
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February 27, 2020

20 Favourite Polar Bear Photos for International Polar Bear Day

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…
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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…
Summer polar bear mom and cub. Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. Robert Postma photo.
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February 7, 2020

If you want to see polar bears in the summer, we have to start early

Summer polar bears at Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge. by George Williams If you want to see polar bears in the summer, we have to start early. There’s a lot of prep work to be done! Our preseason to-do list is long, detailed and designed with one goal in mind —…
 

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