If you’re looking for wildlife around Baffin Island, the ice floe edge is the place to go. The floe edge is the place where the fast ice, the ice that is attached to the coast, ends and the open water or moving ice begins. The ice gives walruses a resting platform next to the open […]
Strong polar bear population Bear dens Ring seals and pups Slush and ice make for tough travel https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day039.mp3 Learn more: Home Bay is part of a region called the Baffin Island Shelf and is a National Marine Conservation Area monitored by the Canadian national park system. Click here to read more about the Baffin Island […]
Yosemite-like cliffs Cold temperatures, no wind “Dogs at their best” Bear tracks close to camp https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day038.mp3 Learn more: Spring is the time of year when the seals and polar bears are pupping (giving birth). Mother polar bears hunt ringed seals to feed their newborn cubs. Click here to read more about polar bears from Polar […]
Wind still gusting Local knowledge indicates large popuplation “Seal buffet” for the polar bears https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/stetson_day037.mp3
Leaving on March 31 – weather dependent Weather reminiscent of an early Minnesota winter Crossing Home Bay Good conditions for ring seal population Poor travel conditions expected https://www.climategen.org/media/podcasts/will_day034.mp3 Learn more: Click here to read about ringed seals on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website.