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Explore.org Live Polar Bear Cam

Polar bear season has begun on the tundra and Explore.org has a live feed from the Churchill Wildlife Management Area near Churchill. The early snow cover will make for active and photogenic bears out on the tundra. Polar bears are amassing all along the Hudson Bay... read more

Arctic Dreams – Images of the North

These images from CBC North and the amazing photographers of the Arctic give us a look at the beauty this time of year has on display. These shots are simply gorgeous windows on the high north. With winter coming and Churchill’s and the Arctic’s polar bear... read more

York Factory Tour – Video

 This tour by Travel Manitoba highlights what a trip to the historic York Factory would be like. Only a lucky few get to experience the rich history of the old world former Hudson Bay Company trading post. Hoping to get there in the future! Enjoy this mini tour to... read more
Churchill News

Natural Habitat Tundra Lodge Ready for Action

Natural Habitat Adventures Tundra Lodge is positioned perfectly in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area (CWMA) for the October/November polar bear season in Churchill. This prime location of the Great White Bear managed lodge is located in an area where polar bears... read more

Churchill Polar Bear Stats

Polar bears are looking quite healthy these days as numbers are building around the Churchill area. With about a month to go before the official polar bear season, we are all getting excited for news and images from the tundra of the Churchill Wildlife Management... read more

Omnitrax Has Rail Assessment

Omnitrax, owner of the Port of Churchill and the damaged Hudson Bay Rail – Line, has apparently obtained an assessment of the severely damaged railroad tracks between Gillam and Churchill. After meeting with Transport Canada officials this past Monday, Omnitrax... read more
Conservation

 

Seed Vault Needs Repairs After Leaks

Norway will make critical improvements to the Global Seed Vault located on Svalbard Island in the  Arctic. Melting permafrost in an unusual Arctic summer caused water to enter the front section of the vault. No stored seeds were damaged though safeguards will be taken... read more
From the Field

 

Snowy Owl Release at Churchill Northern Studies Center

  This gorgeous snowy owl will be released into the Churchill wild on Wednesday June 21, 2017  near the CNSC, in partnership with The Owl Foundation. Anyone interested in observing the release is requested to meet at the CNSC at 12:30 PM and take a short drive to... read more
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