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Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:15:00 GMT Youth trip to Boundary Waters planned | Local News | wcfcourier.com  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

HAZLETON — Buchanan County Conservation will offer a Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness youth canoe trek from Aug. 3-10 for young people ages ...

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:00:29 GMT Protect the BWCA: The stakes are high  MinnPost

Beginning with the creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1892, the American people have guided the international effort to appreciate and preserve the ...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 23:02:28 GMT EDITORIAL | End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study  Star Tribune

The Trump administration should swiftly release the data, documents and analysis it relied on to make a controversial 2018 decision advancing copper mining ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Lake Superior, Boundary Waters both deserve protections...  Duluth News Tribune

Northeastern Minnesota is blessed with two world-class natural resources: the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Lake Superior. Upstream of each ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:05:01 GMT Reader's View: Wilderness needed over anything mined  Duluth News Tribune

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness preserves an extraordinary quality that humans need. The wild. The natural. This wilderness habitat reveals to us, ...

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Veterans Historical Center to host free trip for veterans to the BWCA  CBS 3 Duluth

The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center will be hosting a free trip for veterans to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Northern Minnesota July 9-14.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:00:13 GMT 4 Hikes to Enjoy Before They Disappear  Adventure Sports Network

This piece was produced with support from Eddie Bauer. Join their "Why I Hike" campaign and share why you hike. Hiking may just be the best way to experien.

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Bong Center offers veterans respite in the wilderness  Superior Telegram

The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center hosts a free trip for veterans July 9-14 to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. This is the ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:25:11 GMT Minnesota group ramps up court challenge to Trump rulings on Twin Metals mining leases  Star Tribune

Just days after President Donald Trump visited Minnesota, underscoring his support for copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, ...

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Copper mining dangers: Bold leadership is needed from Walz  MinnPost

Imagine a mountain reaching a height of some 250 feet (almost as tall as the Statue of Liberty) containing wet sludge from an adjacent copper mine. Then add ...

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 13:26:00 GMT Bong Center to host free BWCA trip for veterans this July  Walker Pilot Independent

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center is hosting a free trip for veterans to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota ...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:59:00 GMT Mining proposal continues to divide Ely | BusinessNorth Exclusives  BusinessNorth.com

Ely has profited and at times thrived from its natural resource blessings of minerals, forests and beautiful waterways.

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Landwehr hypocritical with move to environmental...  Duluth News Tribune

Stories have been published regarding the hiring of former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr as the new executive ...

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:28:44 GMT Meet Minnesota's Lumberjack King  Outside

These lumberjacks are the reason the Border Route Trail in Minnesota exists.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:00:00 GMT In Minnesota, Trump touts the GOP-passed tax cuts and the U.S. economy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — President Donald Trump talked up the strength of the U.S. economy Monday at a business roundtable in Burnsville, using his brief visit to ...

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service sets tentative date to reopen Boundary Waters permit reservations  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* says it's going to try reopening its new Boundary Waters Canoe Area permit reservation system on Feb. 27 after making a technical fix.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters permitting system delayed until March  wtip.org

If you were hoping to book your permit next week for the 2019 paddling season in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, it turns out there's no rush.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:34:10 GMT Mark Lundholm, 1930-2019 - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal  Fergus Falls Daily Journal

You have read 1 of 10 articles. Log In or Subscribe. If he had a choice, Chaplain Mark Richard Lundholm would forgo his own obituary with its details of a life ...

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Under Threat… Again  American Rivers

Guest post by Save the Boundary Waters is a part of our America's Most Endangered Rivers® series spotlighting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT New site for BWCA permit reservations shuttered soon after launch  MPR News

A new reservation system for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits malfunctioned not long after it went online Wednesday morning.

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:09:37 GMT Piragis makes state list; Ely business named one of Minnesota's “essential outdoor stores”  The Ely Echo

by Tom Coombe -. An Ely business has been recognized as one of the top outdoor stores in the state. Piragis Northwoods Company ranks second among seven ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters online reservation returns, but frustrations with it remain  Star Tribune

The U.S. Forest *Service* on Monday fixed its failed reservation system for trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA), but ending what was a ...

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT BWCA online permitting relaunched; frustrations remain  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* on Monday restarted its system for people to get Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits, but some users are reporting ...

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT After systems crash, Forest Service to relaunch BWCA permit reservations March 4  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The U.S. Forest *Service* says it has finally fixed the bugs in a new online reservation system for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness travelers that crashed ...

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Currents: Joseph Goldstein, Kids for the Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Joseph Goldstein, whose sense of environmentalism and love of the North Woods spawned his organization, Kids for the Boundary Waters, aka ...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Ice Fishing in the Boundary Waters  Outdoor Life

Massive mineral deposiits occur iini the same watershed as the BWCA, Quetico Provincial Park, and Voyageurs National Park, all of which are at risk if the ...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT As BWCA turns 40, question remains: How much wilderness to protect?  MPR News

The bill creating the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was signed 40 years ago this weekend. Decades later, the tension over natural resources and ...

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Business of mining set to return near the Boundary Waters area  Star Tribune

The federal government's sudden decision to reopen mineral exploration just outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was a resounding defeat for ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permit reservation site...  Grand Forks Herald

The new national reservation system for Boundary Waters permits opened Wednesday, Jan. 30, and then promptly crashed, with the U.S. Forest *Service* saying ...

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Betrayal  Sierra Magazine

The Trump administration sells out a beloved wilderness to Ivanka's landlord.

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT 2019 permits for BWCA not available until after Feb. 19  wtip.org

After an unsuccessful attempt last week to launch a new system by which permits are purchased and secured for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness ...

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Officials Nix Boundary Waters Reservations Because of Glitch  WDIO

Federal officials say they are starting over on accepting reservation for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of because of technical issues.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Feds urged to extend comment period on mineral leases near Boundary Waters  MPR News

There are only a few more days left to weigh in on the Trump administration's recent proposal to renew two controversial mineral leases on the doorstep of the ...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service to cancel, refund BWCA permits made on faulty site  MPR News

The U.S. Forest *Service* said Friday it will cancel and refund fees for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permits made earlier this week on a new ...

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Forest Service freshens up educational video for BWCA visitors  Star Tribune

Forest *Service* updates message that is must-viewing for visitors. Sorry, gang: No bear.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Currents: Jason Zabokrtsky, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness guide and outfitter  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Jason Zabokrtsky of Ely Outfitting Company, who has a zeal for getting people into the wild. He started an essay contest last year for teenagers, with the ...

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Eagle Scout glassblower credits Scouting skills to saving his life  Scouting Magazine

Eagle Scout Eric Meek creates incredible glass artwork as part of his job at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. His time with Troop 77 in Defiance, ...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT Private island with log home selling for $1.5M on one of Minnesota's largest lakes  Star Tribune

There are no neighbors on the one-owner island in vast Lake Vermilion.

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Piragis makes list of 'essential outdoor stores' in Minnesota  Tower Timberjay News

ELY – Piragis Northwoods Company has been recognized as one of the top outdoor equipment stores in the state, according to the website ...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT Foes of copper-nickel mine near BWCA say former DNR commissioner will lead group  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A group opposing a proposed copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness announced Tuesday that its new executive ...

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT Local View: Industrial mining must be kept away from the Boundary...  Duluth News Tribune

I first saw the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in July 2014 from a seat in a U.S. Forest *Service* floatplane. Below me, stretching as far as I could see, ...

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Chronology of Historical Actions for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness within Minnesota's Superior National Forest  The Ely Echo

Information brief by the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department The following summarizes the history of the major actions occurring in the ...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Looking back on 40 years of the BWCAW  wtip.org

Monday marks a big day for Cook County and the nearby Boundary Waters. It was on this day 40 years ago that Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act ...

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT The “Big Gulp” gets green light  Tower Timberjay News

REGIONAL—A forest treatment plan that encompasses more than 17,000 acres in and around the Echo Trail north of Ely has gotten the green light from the ...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Video: A close encounter with a Boundary Waters moose  Bring Me The News

The magnificent beast had a hankering for salt lick.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Canoeing in the quiet beauty of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters  The Durango Herald

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS, Minn. – Every paddle stroke sprinkled water drops, reflecting the setting sun like sparklers across the ...

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Wisconsin inventors create Boundary Waters maps you can wear  St. Paul Pioneer Press

HUDSON, Wis. — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways, portage ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT A timeline of BWCAW history  Duluth News Tribune

1902 - The U.S. General Land Office sets aside 500,000 acres in what would become the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, keeping it undeveloped by ...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters breakthrough: Wisconsin men release wearable, functional maps  Superior Telegram

HUDSON, Wis. — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways, portage ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure...  Bemidji Pioneer

DULUTH — It passed the U.S. Senate in the last minutes of the last day of a Congressional session that may have been its last chance to pass. Democrats were ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 04:15:00 GMT Wilderness medicine courses prepare students to act in remote emergencies  Greensboro News & Record

You are hiking down a remote section of trail and come across an unconscious hiker. Your partner falls off his horse or bike in the middle of a long trail.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Looking back at what led to the 1978 BWCA Wilderness Act  Mesabi Daily News

What started as acknowledgement of the importance of our forested areas to our developing nation became a push for wilderness to stop all development.

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:13:39 GMT USDA Cancels Environmental Study, Reopens Mining Leases Near Boundary Waters  Outdoor Life Magazine

The USDA canceled a 2-year long study investigating the potential environmental impact of copper-nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota after just 15 months, ...

Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT Rushing to Ruin the Boundary Waters Wilderness  The New York Times

The Trump administration is going full throttle to allow mining in northern Minnesota next to one of the nation's most popular nature areas.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT A Boundary Waters breakthrough: Hudson men release wearable,...  Farmington Independent

TOWN OF HUDSON — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways ...

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Feds propose renewing mining company's leases near Boundary...  Bemidji Pioneer

ELY, Minn. — The Bureau of Land Management proposed renewing hardrock mineral leases in the Rainy River Watershed near the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Bucks  American Hunter

While hunters in the North can seem about as scarce as the bucks that call it home, this is where massive borealis deer thrive. Hunt the dense forests of the ...

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT BWCA-related businesses sue Interior over mining leases  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A group of nine Minnesota businesses is suing the Trump administration, asserting irreparable harm from a U.S. Department of Interior decision to reinstate two ...

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:36:00 GMT Twin Metals hires regulatory officer to oversee permits  Mesabi Daily News

Twin Metals Minnesota has appointed Julie Padilla to oversee the release of its operational mine plan as it enters the beginning stages of state and federal ...

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Hike a Frozen Wonderland  Backpacker

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota.

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Small fire burning in BWCAW  Duluth News Tribune

A small fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, first reported Monday, continued to smolder Tuesday as U.S. Forest *Service* crews started to work ...

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Sportsman's View: Sportsmen tackle Boundary Waters threats during...  Duluth News Tribune

September was Public Lands Month, a celebration of America's iconic public lands and waters. In northern Minnesota, we're privileged to have access to a ...

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT Q&A: Escalating battle over Minnesota mine puts spotlight on studies of potential impacts  Science Magazine

Two Democratic lawmakers poised to rise to powerful positions in the U.S. House of Representatives are demanding that President Donald Trump's ...

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Ice fishing on Basswood Lake in BWCA  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a popular location to fish for northern pike. Deep snow in the BWCA this winter has made ...

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Certain fees to change for BWCA permits in 2019  wtip.org

There are some changes coming regarding permits to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The United States Forest *Service* recently unveiled the ...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT University researchers working in the Boundary Waters face an uncertain future  Minnesota Daily

Amidst ongoing debate about mining near the Iron Range, University of Minnesota researchers in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are continuing ...

Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT OPINION EXCHANGE | Our beloved (and still-imperiled) Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

We'll live to regret the Trump administration's efforts to allow leases for copper-nickel mining to go forward.

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Forty years after the fight  Tower Timberjay News

REGIONAL— It's been forty years since the controversial passage of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act, a federal law that enacted significant ...

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT New BWCA permit changes under fire in Ely  Tower Timberjay News

ELY – Local users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness offered up an earful of criticism to top officials on the Superior National Forest this past week, ...

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT BWCA businesses sue Trump administration over mining leases  Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Several northern Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe area have sued the Trump administration for its renewal of expired leases for ...

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT What the Trump administration's latest decision means for the future of mining near the Boundary Waters  MinnPost

The battle over mining in northern Minnesota's wilderness hit a turning point early this month, when the administration of Donald Trump ended a study of the ...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Local View: Speak up now if you treasure the BWCAW  Duluth News Tribune

Now is the time for everyone who treasures the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and its health-promoting pristine water, air, wildlife, fish, and solitude ...

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Canoeing in the wilderness of Minnesota's Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS, Minn. — Every paddle stroke sprinkled water drops, reflecting the setting sun like sparklers across the ...

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Trump Administration Cancels Environmental Study, Lifts Mining Ban Near BWCAW  GearJunkie

Environmental groups cry foul on the U.S. government's decision to open Rainy River watershed to mining interests. They say it 'broke its word.'

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 17:36:28 GMT Local youth launches her own podcast  wtip.org

Podcasts are audio programs distributed across the world wide web with topics that range from politics to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Stauber introduces act returning lottery system for Boundary...  Brainerd Dispatch

Wednesday, Feb. 27, Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Minn., introduced legislation to return the Boundary Waters Canoe Area reservation portal on recreation.gov for ...

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT A 13.5 Million-Acre Lie  Center For American Progress

On March 12, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law a sweeping, bipartisan public lands bill that permanently protects nearly 2.4 million acres of public ...

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Metals mining near BWCA closer to reality  KARE11.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Trump Administration has cleared the way for mining companies to resume exploration for copper-nickel mines near the Boundary Waters ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT House members ask agencies for copper-nickel mining document...  Duluth News Tribune

Several Democratic members of congress are asking federal agencies to turn over documents related to 2018 decisions that pushed copper-nickel mining ...

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Wenonah and Northstar sue feds over Boundary Waters mining  Canoe & Kayak Magazine

With other BWCA outfitters, organizations and nonprofits sued the U.S. Dept. of the Interior to prevent a copper sulfide mine outside the wilderness area.

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Group backs pols critical of BWCAW-area copper mining  Duluth News Tribune

Opponents of proposed copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness have formed a new, nonprofit advocacy fund to support political ...

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Beyond the Boundary Waters: Michigan's Upper Peninsula is home to a lesser-known paddlers' paradise  Chicago Tribune

Minnesota's legendary Boundary Waters Canoe Area can be scary big. The lakes are sometimes huge, or an angry gothic green, and canoe trips there are the ...

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT WEEKEND ADVENTURES: Best intentions for Boundary Waters trip  Park Rapids Enterprise

Months ago I made reservations to take a group to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) through Ely and enjoy a nice weekend of exploring the wilderness ...

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT A lump of coal for hunters, anglers and the Boundary Waters  Detroit Lakes Online

The Trump Administration has announced it will renew two leases for copper-nickel mining upstream of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, ...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT BWCA permit system won't open until at least Feb. 19  Star Tribune

The permit system on the national website recreation.gov quickly crashed after it went live Jan. 30, shutting out an untold number of users and creating questions ...

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT The Wilderness Society is suing the Interior Department over Boundary Waters mining  SNEWS

A group of conservation organizations are trying to prevent sulfide-ore mining at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Anglers and hunters share their BWCAW stories  Duluth News Tribune

A giant buck that appears like magic and bolts before a shot can be fired. A silvery lake trout with orange fins that looks like no other. The simple yet incredible ...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Man drowns in BWCA on Perent Lake  wtip.org

The Lake County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible drowning Sunday, June 10 on Perent Lake, which is in northeast Lake County within the ...

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT BWCA Wilderness permits now available for 2019  KBJR 6

The timeline for reserving quota permits to enter the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) on the Superior National Forest has not been affected ...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT BWCA reservation system crash threw fuel on already contentious permit changes  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Many months before the U.S. Forest *Service* capsized its launch of a new reservation system for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA), Ely, ...

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Former Minneapolis high school teacher, coach dies in Boundary Waters after canoe capsizes  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A former Minneapolis high school football and wrestling coach died in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness after he attempted to right a capsized canoe ...

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Calling all paddlers: The BWCA will take your reservation Wednesday morning  Star Tribune

Users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) will swarm an updated reservations system Wednesday that's designed to bolster cyber security and ...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Stauber pushing for BWCA reservation system to move back to the lottery system  KBJR 6

Congressman Pete Stauber introduced legislation to return the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) reservation portal, for non-motorized and motorized boats ...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Field reports: Fond du Lac Band offers free seminar  Duluth News Tribune

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is hosting a free seminar aimed at non-tribal members to better explain the treaty rights under which tribal ...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Wilderness Act Turns 40 This Weekend  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act. Signed by Jimmy Carter in October ...

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Chris Kolbert: Boundary Waters adventure isn't always smooth paddling  PostBulletin.com

We drifted along in the early morning breeze, passing slowly over a rocky point in a crystal-clear northern Minnesota lake. I tipped a jig with a leech and dropped ...

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Northern Tier crews have become ‘rock star data collectors’ to protect Boundary Waters  Scouting Magazine

A little-known program at Northern Tier has significant impact on studying lake pollution in one of the country's most popular wilderness areas.

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW  Duluth News Tribune

The United States Department of Agriculture will no longer pursue a mineral withdrawal proposal in the Rainy River Watershed and Superior National Forest, ...

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT Sam Cook column: Wilderness respite and rediscovering the simple...  Duluth News Tribune

A *fresh* breeze swept down the frozen lake, picking up loose snow atop the ice and swirling it into a temporary tornado. When the zephyr had passed, the little ...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT How to both protect the BWCA and support a sustainable economy in northern Minnesota  MinnPost

If we nurture the entrepreneurial spirit of citizens and invest in key infrastructure like broadband, we can create the kind of sustainable rural economies that are ...