In 1980, the U.S. government banned new human occupation in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, a protected area, home to thousands of native animals and pristine terrain spanning roughly the size of South Carolina. Currently, only a handful of families spread across seven permitted cabins are allowed to remain in the refuge. Within less than 100 years, all remaining permits will reach expiration, and there will be no human presence left.
Heimo and Edna Korth
Scrambling to finish the trapping season, Heimo discovers the best catch of the season, a wolf; Charlie walks in a legend's footsteps as he works the trap lines Bob left him; Tyler gets the hunting cabin ready for next season.