Polar bear

Buffalo Zoo Says Bon Voyage to Polar Bear Nanuq

The Buffalo Zoo will host a going away party for polar bear Nanuq this weekend. The event will take place on Saturday October 13 and Sunday October 14 during regular Zoo hours. Activities will include keeper talks, polar bear feedings, … Continued


Reflections (Monday, October 17, 2011) I’ve barely been back in Buffalo, NYfor 24 hours. Already, I miss the sounds of the waves rolling along the rocky shores of the Hudson Bay, the Arctic winds blowing across my face and the … Continued

Days 6 & 7

Days 6 and 7 (Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16, 2011) Yes, that’s right—I’m combining two days of daily postings…and that’s because most of us received one extra day in Canada! Unfortunately, the circumstances that enabled this to happen … Continued

Day 5

Day 5 (Thursday, October 13, 2011) Today was our last full day on the Tundra Buggy®.  We’re filled with mixed emotions—we’re excited to go home (and to finally take a shower!), but we’re also sad to leave our new friends … Continued

Day 4

Day 4 (Wednesday, October 12, 2011) Today, we took the Tundra Buggy® out for a work day. We’re gearing up for our webinar tomorrow (Thursday, October 13), which will be held at 1:00 p.m. CDT. During the webinar, we will … Continued

Day 3

Day 3 (Tuesday, October 11, 2011) Wow, what a day! My mind is whirling…but all for good reasons. After one of our facilitators woke us up with a rendition of “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!,” we walked to the lounge … Continued

Day 2 (Monday, October 10, 2011) Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian friends!!! We truly had a lot to be thankful for today! We gathered in the lobby bright and early to catch our Calm Air flight to Churchill. … Continued

Day 1

Hi, everyone! I just want to thank you for your interest in reading my daily postings. I am so excited to be a part of Polar Bears International’s (PBI) Communicator Leadership Conference in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, and I am pleased … Continued

The 2011 Paw of Approval Award

The 2011 Paw of Approval Award If you know of a local business that has significantly reduced its energy consumption, then we want to hear about it! The Buffalo Zoo, in conjunction with Polar Bears International (PBI), is looking to … Continued

Bundle Up for the Polar Bears

Calling all school administrators, faculty and students! Wear your favorite sweater, hoodie or jacket to school on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, and help save polar bears! The Buffalo Zoo, in conjunction with Polar Bears International (PBI), is launching the “Bundle … Continued