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Awestruck: Breathtaking Encounters in Churchill

Awestruck: Breathtaking Encounters in Churchill

Courtney Nachlas May 12, 2018 0

As a new member of Nat Hab, I was initially nervous when I set out on my journey to Churchill, Canada—the Polar Bear Capital of the World. The excitement of experiencing one of the

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Traveler Story: Classic Polar Bear Adventure

Traveler Story: Classic Polar Bear Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures April 16, 2018 0

“Loved seeing the polar bear cubs with mama bear, especially when the cub was playing with the frozen kelp. It was like a frozen block: he tossed it up in the air, threw it

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Traveler Story: Churchill Polar Bears on Halloween

Traveler Story: Churchill Polar Bears on Halloween

Natural Habitat Adventures April 9, 2018 0

“Our trip to Churchill was beyond unbelievable. One of the most memorable moments was on Halloween. Drew Hamilton, our guide, became a Viking warrior. Besides dazzling us with his endless bear knowledge, Drew was

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A Change of Perspective

A Change of Perspective

Natural Habitat Adventures February 24, 2018 0

We talk about it at the office regularly: polar bears are an umbrella species that needs ice to survive. I’ve talked about it, I’ve studied it, I’m confident I know what it all means.

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East of the Sun and West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

East of the Sun and West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 3, 2018 1

                      In the far North, the aurora borealis shimmers and blazes, in bright contrast with a frozen, white world below. But life can be

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Traveler Story: Close Encounters with Polar Bears

Traveler Story: Close Encounters with Polar Bears

Natural Habitat Adventures January 22, 2018 0

“I absolutely loved the process of looking for polar bears in the snow. I would sit next to our Polar Rover driver, Bill, and work really hard to look for bears in complete whiteness.

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Traveler Story: Up Close with Polar Bears

Traveler Story: Up Close with Polar Bears

Natural Habitat Adventures January 13, 2018 0

“On our first full day out on the Polar Rover, a polar bear walked over to another vehicle in the distance, and we watched it jump up and reach all the way to the

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Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

WWF December 27, 2017 0

This was my first trip to the Arctic.  Seeing polar bears in Churchill, Canada, was an experience far beyond my expectations.  The trip combined wildlife viewing, appreciation of the Arctic ecosystem and the effects

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