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By Betty Vanderwielen

Organization offers polar bear viewing


November 22, 2018

Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder

Frank Tyro holds up the photo he raffled off to audience members. He took the photo of the polar bear, bald eagle and raven in Churchill, Manitoba during one of the field trips he helps instruct there. Betsy Spettigue was the lucky winner.

SEELEY LAKE – Prompted by the success of its August screening of "Walking Bear Comes Home," the Clearwater Resource Council presented a follow-up Clearwater Partners Workshop Nov. 17. Entitled "Montana to Manitoba: The Polar Bear Connection," the slide show was presented by retired Salish Kootenai College professor and current Great Bear Foundation President Frank Tyro. In addition to his other projects and duties, Tyro is an instructor, co-leader, bear monitor and bus driver for the Arctic Field Courses in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

According to their website, the Great Bear Foundation...

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