As spring approaches, the Kilchers prepare for a potentially devastating wildfire season. But when Covid-19 threatens the homestead and crews are evacuated, the family must come together and adapt like never before.
An unprecedented new chapter kicks off on the homestead as the Kilchers film themselves coping with Alaska's stay-at-home order amid a growing pandemic. Resources must be stretched, homeschooling proves difficult and Atz Lee's PTSD resurfaces.
Jane and Eve focus on maximizing food supplies while a runaway stallion threatens the cattle drive. Later, Eivin suffers a serious injury and Atz Sr. requires emergency surgery.
Otto, Charlotte and August are marooned while boating to the Head of the Bay while Atz Lee finishes the insulation project on his backcountry build. Later, singer Jewel visits the homestead.