On Carrying a Camera, Not A Gun

Tidwell, “I don’t carry a gun. What right do I have to shoot a bear when I’m invading his territory.” Here Tidwell tells tales about bears, close calls, Snagglepus, a particularly large foul-mood male with a broken jaw and broken nose and teeth sticking out, coming up to Tidwell in the fog snorting as he […]

Muskox on the North Slope

Wildlife biologist Geoff Carroll in Barrow, Alaska, talks about the extirpation and reintroduction of muskox on the North Slope.

Sled Dogs

Geoff Carroll, area wildlife biologist for Alaska’s Dept of Fish and Game, hitches up his sled dogs. After taking his sled out onto the ocean ice, Geoff talks a little about Greenland Huskies like the ones he took to the North Pole with Will Steger in 1986.

To the North Pole

In 1986 Geoff helped Will Steger and others reach the North Pole by sled. In the first month they had only gone 100 miles and soon had to shed a great amount of gear in order to reach the pole. From years of working with the Inupiaq Eskimos Geoff knew the ice conditions and helped […]

Jean’s Home: Part One

Jean raised her children, Luke, Craig and Twig in this wonderful old house in Chappaqua, NY.

Jean’s Home: Part Two

Jean works at her desk while watching her waterfall which she loves because, like fire, “waterfalls are so alive.”