Understand & Sustain the North

CHURCHILL NORTHERN STUDIES CENTRE

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We are a field station dedicated to understanding and sustaining the North through supporting researchers focused on subarctic knowledge and facilitating experiential education for people of all ages.

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Rules for Fieldwork

Over our travels on tundra, water, ice, and through boreal forest, we have learned some simple rules to keep things running smoothly as a team of research technicians. While they are all guidelines, a

Lessons from an Amateur Birder

By Danielle Chiasson When I moved to Churchill last year I was excited to walk the subarctic landscape and see plants and animals I had only ever dreamed about. Polar bears, belugas, arctic foxes, car

A spruce tree in the Hudson bay lowlands after spring snow melt

Signs of Spring

Spring reflects signs of new beginnings. Flowers bloom and trees bud, but spring in Churchill looks a little different. Here we are at the beginning of June, still with snow on the ground, temperature