Know Before You Go
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Choose Nat Hab For Your Polar Bear Trip?
Best Time to See Polar Bears
Polar Bear Trivia
Conservation & Community Initiatives
Weather & Climate
Cold Weather Tips
An Indigenous History of Climate Change in Canada
Since time immemorial, the Indigenous peoples of Canada have served as gatekeepers for the Earth and of the earth. First Nations, Inuit and Métis grow closer to the land with each passing season, and with it, a fear that climate change could sever their connection for good.
Feeding Churchill with the Help of Hydroponic Farming
It is the policy of Nat Hab to source sustainable food whenever and wherever possible on our worldwide expeditions. One such opportunity we are particularly excited about is the evolution of hydroponic gardening and vertical farming in the subarctic.
A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season
After two years away, travelers have finally returned to Churchill eager to explore the vast expanse of tundra in search of the King of the Arctic and were rewarded with prolific polar bear sightings.
Act Now to Witness the Wonder of Polar Bears in Churchill
With International Polar Bear Day on February 27, we’re drawing attention to the King of the Arctic’s plight in a warming world.
What Are the Top Threats Polar Bears Face?
Let’s take a closer look at the polar bear threats out there today and what we can do to further polar bear conservation efforts.
Feeling the “Arctic Squeeze” – The UN’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Polar Bears
It would be tragically cliché and defeatist to say you should go see the polar bears in Canada now before they are gone. Instead, let’s say go now to get inspired to help save them. There is still time, and there is a roadmap!
Do Polar Bears Hibernate? The Answer May Surprise You
Throughout most of the world, bears hibernate during the winter months or perform annual denning behaviors in response to seasonal food shortages and cold weather. Unlike brown and black bears, polar bears do not hibernate…not in the traditional sense, anyway.
Six Things that Surprised me on my Polar Bear Adventure
Besides the magic of seeing polar bears, what surprised me about my adventure was the breadth of unexpected experiences that didn’t involve bears. Here are six of them, in no particular order!
Getting to Know the Polar Bear: 8 Surprising Facts About the King of the Arctic
Here are eight facts about polar bears that will leave you even more enamored with these beastly beauties. There’s definitely a lot more to these Arctic-dwelling bears than what most wildlife lovers know.