Muskox & Geoff Carroll's Final Reflection on Surviving a Dangerous Occupation

Video Shot in: 2022

Geoff Carroll discusses the status of Musk Oxen populations on the North Slope, highlighting a positive trend of growth in the southwestern region. He reminisces about his time conducting aerial surveys, covering a vast area of 56,000 square miles, but also acknowledges the inherent dangers in so many flights in small planes and recalls some close calls, leading to mixed feelings of missing the work while being grateful to have come through it all. Despite the challenges, Geoff remains passionate about the Arctic and its wildlife, sharing valuable insights into the changing conditions and the adaptability of both animals and people in the face of shifting environmental dynamics.