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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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Five Magnifico Churchill Sunset Photos

These five fantastic shots from Alex De Vries – Magnifico highlight the epic sunsets Churchill routinely sees this time of year. Maybe these images convey hope for the residents of Churchill and a solution for the damaged rail line to the south…a silver... read more

Churchill Mayor Spence and Citizen Speak about Railine

The train crisis in Churchill is becoming a hot issue and Mayor Mike Pence has spoken out against the projection by track owner Omnitrax of a winter or even spring repair order and opening. A town meeting last night in Churchill drew nearly half of the 900 residents... read more

Five Epic Polar Bear Photos

Polar bear season is still almost four months away but these shots should get everyone excited for another magical fall in Churchill. We are sending all our best wishes and prayers for the people of Churchill as they deal with their lifeline, the Hudson Bay Rail line... read more
Churchill News

Rival Northern Group Vying to Purchase Churchill Port

With negotiations between Omnitrax Canada and the Missinippi Rail Consortium, now down to just the Mathias First Nation, moving at the speed of a train on the last 100 miles to Churchill, another strong alliance has stepped up and expressed interest in acquiring the... read more

Arctic Graves May Expose Danger

This is something global warming proponents could not have predicted when temperatures began to rise faster than expected in the Arctic. Is it possible that a disease that has been eradicated from the world could reemerge again? Scientists from Russia are worried that... read more

Omitrax Hit With Arson in The Pas

A $5,000 reward is being offered by Omnitrax Canada for information that helps locate an arsonist that destroyed about $1 million worth of railroad ties that were to be used this summer on the Hudson Bay rail – line. Fire lit up the sky around 5:30 a.m. in The... read more
Conservation

 

“Doomsday” Document Vault Opened

Recently we reported on the deposit of 50,000 seeds into the “Doomsday Vault” on Svalbard Island in Norway. The vault is buried in the side of a snow packed mountainside and sealed to preserve the precious seeds that produce Earth’s food supply. In... read more

Polar Bear Pop Quiz

  Polar Bear Pop Quiz In celebration of International Polar Bear Day, Natural Habitat Adventures and Lindblad Expeditions have come up with this fun polar bear quiz for you to test your knowledge of the King of the Arctic, the magnificent polar bear. Click this... read more

Arctic Doomsday Vault Gets Seed Deposit

The “Arctic Doomsday” seed vault just took in a hefty deposit of some of the world’s most varied and treasured plant seeds to store in case of a world catastrophe. The recent deposit to the Global Seed Vault consisted of 50,000 seeds from several... read more
From the Field

 

Churchill Polar Bear Season – Guest Blog Series

Another report from the kloffts adventure to Churchill with Natural Habitat Adventures this past fall. Check out their travel website at Go See It Travel for more photos and blogs about their travels! All of us were anxious to see polar bears, but we weren’t... read more

Polar Bear Season – Churchill Adventure

Jeff and Kathy Klofft from Boston continue their guest blog series documenting their trip to Churchill last fall with Natural Habitat Adventures. Enjoy! Our Churchill Adventure Trip Report Of course, our first flight was canceled…we didn’t even leave... read more

Polar Bear Season – Guest Blog II

Continuing our guest blog series from Jeff and Kathy Klofft from Boston, Massachusetts. The couple chronicle their travels with photographs and a blog post detailing their trip and post their stories on Go See It Travel website. This Churchill post... read more
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