Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Polar bear expert Dr. Ian Stirling to appear at The Fairmont Winnipeg



Eminent polar bear scientist and author Dr. Ian Stirling is appearing at The Fairmont Winnipeg on Nov. 16, 2011 at 6:30 PM for a presentation and book signing. Sponsored by Polar Bears International, the world's leading polar bear conservation group, the event in the East Ballroom includes a book signing, hors d'oeuvres and wine. Stirling will autograph copies of his new book, Polar Bears: The Natural History of a Threatened Species. Tickets are $40, and reservations may be made online.


On a lighter note, The Lounge at The Fairmont Winnipeg is serving a special polar bear drink from Nov. 12-19, 2011. The Canadian Polar Bear 'Teani ($11) is made with Ice Cold Polar Bear Vodka, Chilled Antioxidant Green Tea, Manitoba Honey and Fresh Lime. The Fairmont Winnipeg is donating $1 from each drink to Polar Bears International.


Polar bear in Churchill, Manitoba - November 2011 - Photo by Sue Frause