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Whether you're preparing for your upcoming polar bear adventure or just want to learn more about Churchill, we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of helpful resources, from wildlife guides and packing tips to inspirational travel stories and blog posts that will fuel your excitement. 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Churchill? We've got answers! We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions about polar bears, Churchill wildlife, hotels, transportation, weather and more.
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Why Choose Nat Hab For Your Polar Bear Trip?

Why Choose Nat Hab For Your Polar Bear Trip?

Read about the Natural Habitat Polar Bear difference to find out what makes our polar bear adventures so exceptional.
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Best Time to See Polar Bears

Best Time to See Polar Bears

Learn about the "ebbs and flows" of polar bear migration patterns in Churchill, gleaned from our three decades of operating polar bear trips in the region. 
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Wildlife Guide

Wildlife Guide

Learn about the King of the Arctic and the other wildlife you may encounter on your Churchill polar bear adventure. 
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Polar Bear Trivia

Polar Bear Trivia

Take our polar bear quiz below to put your knowledge to the test, then share it with your family and friends to see who knows the most about the King of the Arctic!
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Conservation & Community Initiatives

Conservation & Community Initiatives

Through operating environmentally sensitive adventures for hundreds of visitors each year, we contribute financially to local communities while using travel as a means to spearhead conservation efforts.
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Weather & Climate

Weather & Climate

Find out what the weather conditions are typically like in Winnipeg and farther north in Churchill during polar bear season.
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Packing List

Packing List

We’ve made a comprehensive list of all the clothing and gear you’ll want to pack so you'll be well prepared for your Churchill adventure.
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Cold Weather Tips

Cold Weather Tips

It's no secret that subarctic Churchill tends to be cold! We've got some helpful tips to keep you comfortable in the chilly temperatures.
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An Indigenous History of Climate Change in Canada

An Indigenous History of Climate Change in Canada

—By Megan Brief
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.
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Feeding Churchill with the Help of Hydroponic Farming

Feeding Churchill with the Help of Hydroponic Farming

—By Megan Brief
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.
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Getting to Know the Polar Bear: 8 Surprising Facts About the King of the Arctic

Getting to Know the Polar Bear: 8 Surprising Facts About the King of the Arctic

—By Cathy Brown
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.
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Six Things that Surprised me on my Polar Bear Adventure

Six Things that Surprised me on my Polar Bear Adventure

—By Jen McNally
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!
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Do Polar Bears Hibernate? The Answer May Surprise You

Do Polar Bears Hibernate? The Answer May Surprise You

—By Megan Brief
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.
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Feeling the “Arctic Squeeze” – The UN’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Polar Bears

Feeling the “Arctic Squeeze” – The UN’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Polar Bears

—By Mark Jordahl 
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!
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What Are the Top Threats Polar Bears Face?

What Are the Top Threats Polar Bears Face?

—By Michelle Peters
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.
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Act Now to Witness the Wonder of Polar Bears in Churchill

Act Now to Witness the Wonder of Polar Bears in Churchill

—By Natural Habitat Adventures
With International Polar Bear Day on February 27, we’re drawing attention to the King of the Arctic’s plight in a warming world.
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A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

A Successful Return to Churchill—Top Photos from the 2021 Polar Bear Season

—By Emily Goodheart
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.
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