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What’s Happening in the Wild?

Throughout the news and social media sites recently we have all seen the disturbing video of the starving polar bear on Baffin Island. While this video can be extremely difficult…

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Lake Access in the Winter Months

The Polar Bear Habitat is proud to be the only facility in the world to offer naturally forming ice to polar bears in a sub arctic climate.  The aptly named…

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The Bear Store

With the end of 2017 approaching soon, we are winding down for the year with our annual Christmas sale. Everything in the store, excluding artwork is on sale for 2%…

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State of the Union

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since I came to Cochrane.  A year more of bears, and a few more grey hairs (no they’re not highlights) has kept life…

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Climate Change

What is climate change? Climate change is a change in the typical or average weather of a region or city. For example, this could be a change in a region’s…

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Seasonal Changes in Our Bears

As you may have read from Day 1 of Polar Bear Week, our bears are lucky to live in a sub-arctic region, meaning they go through seasonal changes similar to…

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