Hilary joins colleagues from the Alaska Nanook Commission, WWF, and USFWS for a trip to Wales, AK (population 150) and Nome, AK. Wales is the farthest western point on mainland North America. Nome is where Santa lives.
Polar bear skull.
Gold divers with dry suits and suction dredges.
Polar bear non-lethal deterrence training. Rubber bullets, mace, bean bags, Yanni albums.
Bering Air flies in 35 pizzas for the meeting.