Spirit Bears and Beyond!

Join the gang as we invite wildlife photographer, ecologist, writer, and outdoor adventurer, Tim Irvin onto the show to share insights and stories from his years working in the world-renowned Great Bear Rainforest!

 
 

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Tim has worked as a wildlife guide and naturalist in British Columbia, Alaska and Manitoba. He is certified as a Level 3 bear viewing guide by the Commercial Bear Viewing Association of British Columbia. His expertise as a guide and natural history educator has helped three companies earn distinction as one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth,” as named by  National Geographic Adventure . His work with coastal grizzly bears appeared on television in  Terres d’Exploration  and the award-winning series  Michaela’s Wild Challenge

Tim has worked as a wildlife guide and naturalist in British Columbia, Alaska and Manitoba. He is certified as a Level 3 bear viewing guide by the Commercial Bear Viewing Association of British Columbia. His expertise as a guide and natural history educator has helped three companies earn distinction as one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth,” as named by National Geographic Adventure. His work with coastal grizzly bears appeared on television in Terres d’Exploration and the award-winning series Michaela’s Wild Challenge

Show Notes

00:00:35 - Mark’s pro tip - Therm- a -Rest bed roll

00:08:22 - Ron’s pro tip - Survival snack

00:10:39 - Michael’s pro tip - Miniature tripods, UltraPod

00:18:15 - Tim shares how he started in the Great Bear Rain forest.

00:28:50 - Mark shares a story of his father and how he got over the fear of bears.

00:45:29 - Tim explains that there is much more wildlife to be seen than just the spirit bear.

01:03:38 - Mark talks about being aware and sharing space with the wild life.

01:05:37 - Tim gives details of what his tours offer.

01:16:45 - What is on Tim’s bucket list.

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