Belugas in the Bay: Through the Camera Lens
In this special program we will explore Churchill wildlife and landscapes through the camera lens. Your co-instructors will share their unique skills and knowledge for an amazing experience discovering belugas and more! The Churchill River estuary is the summering grounds for the largest population of beluga whales in the Arctic. Nowhere else in the world can you get as up close and personal with this charming and highly vocal white whale. While other beluga populations deal with the combined threats of pollution and population decline, Churchill's whales migrate to the river estuary to feed, give birth and moult their skin. As a participant in Belugas in the Bay, you will have three opportunities to view beluga whales in their natural habitat. But whales are only one part of the experience. Walking tours of Prince of Wales Fort and Cape Merry National Historic Sites, coastal hikes, evening lectures by expert instructors and local cultural presenters help round out this truly educational experience.