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Check Out "Heimo's Artic Refuge" at VBS.TV

Posted by nationalforestlawblog at 10:06 AM on February 26, 2010

Alaska - I received a tip/request yesterday to feature this web TV series.  It's a 5-part series featuring, Heimo, who lives with his family way off the grid. The producer's description of the series:


Raised in suburban Wisconsin, Heimo set off in his teens to the Alaskan Bush to pursue the Davy Crockett lifestyle in more or less the only place it was still possible. Amid numerous setbacks and misadventures, Heimo gradually learned how to master his terrain, provide for his Eskimo wife, and rear children in one of the most inhospitable environments in North America. In this premiere edition of Far Out, we take a bush plane to the middle of nowhere, Alaska, to catch up with Heimo and his wife, Edna—now reaching their golden years. Over the course of our ten-day stay, the Korths show us everything you need to know about fur-trapping, caribou-hunting, caribou-eating, river-crossing, boredom-staving, bear-avoidance, and bear-defense to live happily over 100 miles from the nearest neighbors. Vegans, you have been warned.

You can check out the series at VBS.TV.

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