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Polar Bear Blog – One More for the Road…

Well, the reason I have kept coming back for all these years is that bears never cease to amaze. While we watched the mass exodus three days ago, I did see some fresh tracks in the snow today and some signs of a late, late wave of bears. A really good friend of mine was out in buggyland today and here is her report ‘we counted 14 really easy sightings, two came up and spent … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Blog – There Be Bears…

Okay, so I stole the title from my friend Rhonda… but then again, most of the blog entries from Churchill right now are basically from Rhonda… ha – what can you do. Incredible northern lights continue in Churchill. By early evening, there was a fantastic show under way… and no real reason to doubt that the lights won’t continue through bear season. Looks like the solar maximum was have all been waiting for (for a … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Blog – Light Snow and Northern Lights

Snowing in Churchill today, should be enough to dust the tundra and make for some nice photos for a few days. These first batches of snow usually disappear a week after – with an inevitable warm spell. The real snow shows up around Halloween like most places in Canada. Churchill’s winter does not really start that much earlier, it just has a way of lasting a lot longer. Once Hudson Bay freezes, by late December, … Continue reading

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