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Churchill Polar Bears is your central resource for everything you ever wanted to know about polar bears, Arctic wildlife and the Churchill community they co-exist with. From polar bear behavior to conservation work on their behalf, from Churchill’s colorful history and culture to natural phenomena like the aurora borealis, you’ll find plenty to learn about when you explore ChurchillPolarBears.org.

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Churchill Northern Lights Season

In a few days you will begin seeing updates and images from the far north in Churchill where the northern lights will glimmer night after night. Stay posted for amazing sights and stories of Natural Habitat Adventures travelers enjoying the Churchill way of life. This... read more

Churchill Weekly Photo

This is what life in the Arctic is like. A beautiful moment captured in the open air with a magnificent sky that never ends. The landscape is an awesome backdrop for all life that inhabits this wonderfully simplistic environment. This shot of Caitlin Nunalik by Conner... read more

Churchill “Raw” Returning

The incredible dining experience known as RAW will return to Churchill on March 2 – 10. The annual gastronomic wonder sets up out at Fort Prince of Wales across the Churchill River. A transparent glass roof allows diners to enjoy gourmet cuisine under the... read more
Churchill News

Arctic Inuvik Sunrise Festival Begins

The sun will rise today in Inuvik, NWT for the first time since December 5th. The celebration will be rejoiced by the 3,300 townsfolk and hundreds of travelers during the weekend’s 31st Annual Inuvik Sunrise Festival to honor the return of light to the region.... read more

Churchill Winter Road Complete

Christmas is coming a little early to Churchill this year! The winter “ice” road project initiated by Polar Industries, Fox Lake Cree Nation and Churchill’s Remote Area Services between Churchill and Gillam has been completed and supplies are scheduled to... read more

Churchill Sunday Photo – Fundraiser

Churchill has been suffering from the isolation caused by the Hudson Bay Line washout and subsequent train service suspension. See what you can do to assist this frontier town in this time of... read more
Conservation

 

Churchill Wants Polar Bears to Stay Home

Churchill is famous for its polar bears and has been dubbed the Polar Bear Capital of the World for a destination to see numerous polar bears in and around the town. Now Churchill Mayor Mike Spence wants to have serious conversations with the provincial... read more

Retired Canadian Mountie Sentenced to Prison

Retired Canadian Mountie Gregory Logan, 60, of Saint John has been sentenced to five years and two months in a United States federal prison for smuggling nearly 300 Narwhal tusks with a value of $1.5 – $3 million US into Maine. The contraband tusks were hidden... read more

Canadian Government Will Protect Caribou Herd

  The Canadian government will be implementing a protection plan for the threatened boreal or woodland caribou herd in the north. The decision comes three months after the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPWS) filed a judicial review application in Federal... read more
From the Field

 

Churchill Family Trip—Amazing End-of-Season Action

This exceptional post my Natural Habitat Adventures guide Brad Josephs is a story of perseverance and making the best of a situation out of one’s control. An experience can take on a life of its own if the effort is put in!   This last polar bear season proved... read more

Polar Bear Season from Churchill

The 2017 exciting polar bear season is moving along with some of the most incredible wildlife in recent years being seen daily. While the fox population, all varieties, is burgeoning, there have been some rare sightings of large caribou herds and even a... read more

Churchill November Wildlife Paradise

This is the time when the polar bear season is a double-edged sword in that the polar bear numbers are building and so is the ice that could allow them to disperse overnight. However, this time is also one to rejoice in with the uncanny wildlife around the tundra. Nt... read more
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