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Bear Power: Up Close & On the Ground | Olaf’s Corner

Bear Power: Up Close & On the Ground | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver November 23, 2009 0

At Explorer’s Corner, we don’t shy away from getting out there and possibly encountering a bear on the ground while taking proper safety precautions…Some people call it being “one with nature,” but we call

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Face to face with polar bears in Churchill

Face to face with polar bears in Churchill

Wendy Redal November 17, 2009 8

Guide Steve Selden has been posting regularly from Churchill during polar bear season — but here is a field report from another vantage point: that of Good Nature contributor Wendy Redal, who saw the

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Live from Churchill: Nov 17, 2009

Live from Churchill: Nov 17, 2009

Steve Selden November 17, 2009 0

As snow continues falling intermittently, and temperatures dropping into the teens, helicopter traffic has increased considerably out and back across the Churchill River. And, in the true Churchill way, rumors are also flying across

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Live from Churchill: Nov 16, 2009

Live from Churchill: Nov 16, 2009

Steve Selden November 16, 2009 0

Waves continue to roll up onto the icy Precambrian shield that forms Churchill’s coast while temperatures have fallen slightly (20F) and intermittent snow seems to be a daily occurrence. When the conditions permit, Polar

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Live from Churchill: Nov 15, 2009

Live from Churchill: Nov 15, 2009

Steve Selden November 15, 2009 0

Still no deep chill up here in Churchill. Temperatures ranged in the mid 20’s F and the clouds continued to cover like a warm blanket over the region. The incredible consistency of mildly cool

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Live from Churchill: Nov 14, 2009

Live from Churchill: Nov 14, 2009

Steve Selden November 14, 2009 0

Local Mike Macri was down at the “flats” just outside town on the Churchill River working on his bungalow; “Hacienda”,as he fondly refers to it; when he glanced toward the water and saw a

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