Monday, January 21, 2013

Churchill Reflections Part 2

Colorful lichens and mosses decorated the tundra as September quickly turned to October. Larch trees held on to their last orange needles. Arctic foxes and hares could be spotted from a great distance, looking out of place in their sub-arctic home. Beluga whales were spotted in the mouth of the Churchill River nearly every day. It seemed hard to imagine that the lush, vivid environment I first experienced would soon become a vast frozen landscape in which only the most resilient of creatures could survive.

If there is one skill that I honed as a volunteer for PBI in Churchill it is the ability to roll-with-the-punches…

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