Ghost Bear

is creating fun, visual stories that inspire a love for nature.

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patrons
Tiers
VIP
$5 per month
Reward
For the price of a cup of coffee per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 10% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

* Price in USD
** Why does this project even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!
MAJOR LEAGUER
$10 per month
Reward
Instead of buying two tickets to watch the boys of summer play baseball (and let’s be honest, it might be a while before any of us are watching live sports), you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 15% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

* Price in USD
** Why does winter field work even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!

SUPERSTAR
$25 per month
Reward
For the price of one mediocre pizza pie (safe drop) delivery per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 20% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

* Price in USD
** Why do interviews and place-based stories even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!

CHAMPION
$50 per month
Reward
For the price of one socially distanced dinner out per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 25% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

6. One 16x24” LIMITED EDITION fine art print of your choice for FREE (including shipping!) per year, mailed at the end of your 12-month subscription.

7. Paula J. Lay’s stunning spotted owl watercolour print from her Vanishing: Our Endangered Animals series. Visit www.paulajolay.com to see her beautiful pieces. To be sent at the 6 months mark of your subscription.

HERO
$100 per month
Reward
For the price of one date night out per month (we have no idea what this entails…seriously, it’s been a long time since we went out…what do you kids even do for fun these days?), you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 50% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

6. One 16x24” LIMITED EDITION fine art print of your choice for FREE (including shipping!) per year, mailed at the end of your 12-month subscription.

7. Paula J. Lay’s stunning spotted owl watercolour print from her Vanishing: Our Endangered Animals series. Visit www.paulajolay.com to see her beautiful pieces. To be sent at the 6 months mark of your subscription.

8. An EXCLUSIVE first look at the entire Nature Labs platform upon its completion!

9. We will donate a one-year Nature Labs subscription to a school of your choice – and they will be amongst the first users of Nature Labs!

TOP DOG
$250 per month
Reward
You receive all of the benefits from the previous tier (HERO), plus you are forever OUR HERO!

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Tiers
VIP
$5 per month
Reward
For the price of a cup of coffee per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 10% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

* Price in USD
** Why does this project even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!
MAJOR LEAGUER
$10 per month
Reward
Instead of buying two tickets to watch the boys of summer play baseball (and let’s be honest, it might be a while before any of us are watching live sports), you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 15% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

* Price in USD
** Why does winter field work even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!

SUPERSTAR
$25 per month
Reward
For the price of one mediocre pizza pie (safe drop) delivery per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 20% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

* Price in USD
** Why do interviews and place-based stories even matter? Check out NatureLabs.ca!

CHAMPION
$50 per month
Reward
For the price of one socially distanced dinner out per month, you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 25% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

6. One 16x24” LIMITED EDITION fine art print of your choice for FREE (including shipping!) per year, mailed at the end of your 12-month subscription.

7. Paula J. Lay’s stunning spotted owl watercolour print from her Vanishing: Our Endangered Animals series. Visit www.paulajolay.com to see her beautiful pieces. To be sent at the 6 months mark of your subscription.

HERO
$100 per month
Reward
For the price of one date night out per month (we have no idea what this entails…seriously, it’s been a long time since we went out…what do you kids even do for fun these days?), you can support nature literacy and receive the following:

1. One free image each month for your personal use, whether on your desktop or for printing and hanging on your wall. These images are EXCLUSIVE to our Patreon community.

2. 50% discount on all items - including limited edition fine art prints - from the Ghost Bear Store for an entire year. And remember, 100% of all purchases support the non-profit work to create Nature Labs.

3. EXCLUSIVE Instagram story updates - sometimes serious and often ridiculous - as we work to bring Nature Labs to life. Whether we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE look at our otter footage and how we got it (Jill fell in a river!), or giving you the EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes story of our interview with a former prime minister (she's worried for our future!)...we will send you our news through private Instagram stories. Also: you gain a new follower; we will follow you back!

4. EXCLUSIVE access (other than high school students, of course) to the Nature Labs Podcast Series (updated bi-monthly)! What’s the Nature Labs Podcast Series? We’re sitting down with some of the world’s most interesting people to hear untold stories, diverse perspectives and provocative ideas at the intersection of nature and passion. Why? From former prime ministers to top chefs, from traditional knowledge keepers to innovation investors, you’ll hear why the one thing everyone can agree on is that nature matters. But how we create a better balance between the needs of people and nature? Well, that’s a bit more complicated. This isn’t Nature of Things or Planet Earth. This is a different kind of nature storytelling. We’re not telling you what to think, but we are challenging your assumptions. And by sitting down with the most unusual of suspects, we hope to edutain through conservation. Join us, won’t you?

5. A monthly question and answer session with D. Simon & Jillian R. themselves. We will be answering any questions you send our way: whether it’s providing detailed updates on our progress, telling you what it’s like shaving without a handle, providing you with our (Simon’s) hot take on the Canucks rebuild or Canadian politics (a non-partisan take, of course). We’ll discuss what you want to discuss. Sometimes these sessions will be live, sometimes they’ll be in 4K video, sometimes they’ll be made with smoke signals…it all depends on where we are at the moment.

6. One 16x24” LIMITED EDITION fine art print of your choice for FREE (including shipping!) per year, mailed at the end of your 12-month subscription.

7. Paula J. Lay’s stunning spotted owl watercolour print from her Vanishing: Our Endangered Animals series. Visit www.paulajolay.com to see her beautiful pieces. To be sent at the 6 months mark of your subscription.

8. An EXCLUSIVE first look at the entire Nature Labs platform upon its completion!

9. We will donate a one-year Nature Labs subscription to a school of your choice – and they will be amongst the first users of Nature Labs!

TOP DOG
$250 per month
Reward
You receive all of the benefits from the previous tier (HERO), plus you are forever OUR HERO!