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Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permit reservation site...  West Central Tribune

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

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 15:38:58 GMT Forest Service announces tentative date for reopening Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permit process  The Ely Echo

The USDA Forest *Service* anticipates reopening the process to reserve Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness quota permits on February 27, 2019. Prior to ...

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:38:22 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 ...

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 20:24:30 GMT Stauber to Host Forum on the Failure of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Reservation Permitting System  The Ely Echo

Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) will host a forum this weekend to give stakeholders the opportunity to express their concerns regarding the failure of ...

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 ...

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, 15 Feb 2019 06:00:00 GMT If you're up for an epic adventure, head for the outdoor show and scout out the possibilities  Omaha World-Herald

Dozens of outfitters will be on hand for the Omaha International Boat, Sports and Travel Show at CHI Health Center.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Feds urged to extend comment period on mineral leases near BWCA  Mesabi Daily News

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:13:30 GMT Dogs do the heavy lifting on anglers' BWCA deep-snow ventures  Star Tribune

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS – On Tuesday while snow tumbled in waves across Basswood Lake, Stu McEntyre turned his back to a ...

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 ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Rally for Minnesota public lands set for Thursday at State Capitol  Star Tribune

A raucous crowd of 2,000 people packed Montana's state capitol building last month in Helena to fight for upkeep and expansion of public lands in a state ...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT U.S. Reps. McCollum, Omar, Phillips ask feds to extend comment period on Twin Metals leases  Star Tribune

U.S. Rep Betty McCollum and two other Minnesota Democrats are asking federal regulators to give the public more time to comment on environmental concerns ...

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:43:45 GMT BWCA permit reservation system crashes on opening day  wtip.org

It couldn't have gone much worse. That is the sentiment being expressed by both user groups and federal officials after permits for the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 18:04:28 GMT Reservation system for BWCAW permits crashes  Minneapolis Star Tribune

New approach on national website was to begin today for paddlers.

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:40:22 GMT Scouts find adventure at Boundary Waters  The MidWeek

Boy Scout Troop 33 of DeKalb enjoyed an exciting high adventure trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota in June 2018. It was an ...

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:38:45 GMT Tentative Date Set For Resuming BWCA Permits | News  KDAL News

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - The U-S Forest *Service* has set a tentative date to re-open the process to reserve Boundary Waters Canoe Area permits. The new ...

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Currents: Bear Paulsen, winter camping mentor, Northstar canoe-maker  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Bear Paulsen, a winter camping instructor and general manager at Northstar Canoes in Princeton, Minn. Reading. I became enamored of Sir Ernest ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fri, 18 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, 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.

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Wilderness group advocates naming Quetico Lake after forest ecologist  The Ely Echo

by M. McKinnon. Reprinted with permission from Atikokan Progress, Atikokan, Canada. The Ontario Geographic Names Board is considering naming a small ...

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 EDITORIAL | Add time for public input on Twin Metals project  Star Tribune

Federal agency makes it seem citizen input isn't wanted on mining.

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, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Advocates of public land and waters gather at Capitol rally  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Amid the glad-handing and backroom deals that are routine in St. Paul when legislators gather, scores of regular people trudged through snow Thursday to ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT A timeline of BWCAW history  Daily Globe

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 ...

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: Mining and environment can be in balance. In Minnesota, they always have been.  Star Tribune

We await Twin Metals' comprehensive plan. It will be a plan based on 21st century technology to ensure a mine safe for its workers and surroundings.

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, ...

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Officials Tracking Wildfire In Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in northern Minnesota are tracking a 2-acre wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. A spokesperson with the ...

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 ...

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, ...

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:47:47 GMT Fans of costly winter sports try to level the playing field  Star Tribune

Just after learning how to strap on a snowboard, 11-year-old Jamiah Jenkins was flying across the *fresh* snow. “Bend your knees!” a group of instructors yelled ...

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 ...

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Lawsuit Challenges Federal Leases for Planned Minnesota Mine  KSTP

Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sued the Interior Department and its Bureau of Land Management on Thursday...

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

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

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.'

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT U.S. reopens land near Boundary Waters to mining exploration  Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

The Trump Administration last week said that mineral exploration could resume on hundreds of square miles of Superior National Forest, near Minnesota's ...

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.

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Rally to draw attention to safeguarding Minnesota's public lands  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Safeguarding Minnesota's public lands for sportsmen and women and other outdoors enthusiasts is at the core of a rally planned next week at the state Capitol.

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 ...

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, 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 ...

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

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota.

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 ...

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.

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, 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 ...

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, 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 ...

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 ...

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT Bonding In Boundary Waters  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Story and Photos by MARK SHUMAN Special to the Journal & Topics With a million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northeastern Minnesota has ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Man's body recovered in BWCA after canoe capsizes  Bemidji Pioneer

A 31-year-old Coon Rapids, Minn., man died after a canoe capsized in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area wilderness Saturday night, June 9, in Minnesota's ...

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.

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 ...

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with ...  Bemidji Pioneer

Three of us were just in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, June 3–8. We began our paddle from Entry Point 14 off the Echo Trail northwest of Ely, ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT Bygones for Feb. 5, 2019  Duluth News Tribune

Feb. 5, 1979. Duluth school officials are getting serious about saving energy and will begin making changes to school buildings next week. About $22,500 will ...

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, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT 9000 miles. Nearly three years. Mainly, by canoe.  Star Tribune

Back in the late '70s, a Minnesotan named Jerry Pushcar canoed (and hiked) from New Orleans to Nome, Alaska. Now, he's written the book.

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT Upgrades to system that includes BWCA permits launch next week  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Upgrades to the reservation system for permits, camping and more at national parks and forests launch early next week, and they will affect trips into the ...

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT What to pack if you're headed to the Boundary Waters  Star Tribune

I was asked recently by Court Storey of the Twin Cities to reprint a Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) packing list I first published in 1987 while ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Connecting With Nature in the Boundary Waters, by Travel Writers  Creators Syndicate

By Doug Hansen. "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." — John ...

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 ...

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Twin Cities teen who won trip to BWCA encounters bugs, a thunderstorm and serenity  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Four teenage girls. Two tents. One hundred and thirty hours of nonstop togetherness. No cellphones. Lots of bugs. And one relentless thunderstorm. No reality ...

Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT Interior Renews Mining Leases Near Boundary Waters  GearJunkie

The federal government gave Twin Metals Minnesota the green light to explore controversial mining opportunities near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area ...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Early ice fishing can be special, but don't approach it lightly  Minneapolis Star Tribune

ELY, MINN. – I stepped cautiously onto the newly frozen lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area. Devoid of snow, the water's gray, shimmering ice ...

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, ...

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT Minnetonka student and cancer survivor wins trip to BWCA  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Julia Ruelle is ecstatic to be heading this summer to the serene Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) as winner of the first ever essay contest ...

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine clears final major hurdle with state  Star Tribune

Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine cleared its final hurdle with state regulators Thursday, while federal officials opened a path for a second mine just outside ...

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:05:00 GMT Firefighters get new tool for predicting wildfire danger  Wildfire Today

The Hot-Dry-Windy Index (HDW) is a new weather prediction tool that predicts weather conditions which can affect the spread of wildfires. It is described as ...

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Harvard economist: Protecting Boundary Waters will be better for economy than mining  Bring Me The News

Opening up Superior National Forest to more mining would harm northern Minnesota's economy in the long term, according to an economics professor at ...

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters, Mississippi Named On ‘Most Endangered’ Rivers List  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two of Minnesota's rivers are considered some of the most endangered in the country, according to environmental advocacy group ...

Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT Twin Metals wants to build ore processor closer to BWCA  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Metals says its updated plan for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely includes an ore processing facility on the east bank of Birch Lake, which puts ...

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT Public meeting on Forest Service changes to BWCA permits set for Nov. 13 in Ely  The Ely Echo

The U.S. Forest *Service* will now hold a public meeting following concerns raised over changes to the BWCA permit system, specifically the elimination of the ...

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Currents: Peter Marshall, communications director, Friends of the Boundary Waters  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Today: Peter Marshall, communications director of Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness. Marshall also is programs and events manager at Midwest ...

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Details shared of BWCA rescue from Gaskin Lake  wtip.org

The Cook County Sheriff's Office received a call from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center just before 1 p.m. June 22, informing Cook ...

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Family's shock over Coon Rapids father-of-three's death at the Boundary Waters  Bring Me The News

Joseph Fedick drowned when his canoe capsized on Sunday.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT Grand Marais adventurers set out on book tour by bike to benefit BWCA  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Amy and Dave Freeman traded their canoe for bikes when this adventuring couple left for Washington, D.C., on their Pedal to DC: A Book Tour to Save the ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:38:38 GMT The Best Winter Camping Destinations, According to Eric Larsen  Men's Journal

After visiting the North and South poles and summitting Everest, Eric Larsen knows about winter camping. Here are his go-to spots for winter solitude.

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT New poll finds statewide opposition to copper mining near BWCA  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A new statewide opinion poll appears to show growing opposition to copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. In the poll, paid for by ...

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT Trump administration renews mining leases near Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area  Chicago Tribune

The Trump administration moved to renew leases for a copper and nickel mining operation on the border of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area ...

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Mining threatens Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters  PRI

The Obama administration had put a temporary stop to copper-nickel mining on the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, pending ...

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT Why Towing a Canoe Across Half the Country is Good for Paddling  CANOE & KAYAK

Inside Amy and Dave Freemans' Pedal to D.C. cycling journey, towing a Wenonah canoe with signatures to save the Boundary Waters from a proposed copper ...

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT What Sportsmen Need to Know About the Boundary Waters Mine  Outdoor Life Magazine

Just before Christmas, the Department of the Interior reversed an Obama administration decision and opened the door for a copper-nickel mine near the ...

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT Speaking out on wilderness protections  Tower Timberjay News

REGIONAL— Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack joined two top Forest *Service* officials, both retired, this week, in voicing frustration over recent ...

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT New mining exploration 'absolutely a threat' to Minnesota's Boundary Waters: advocate  CBC.ca

Environmentalists are calling out the Trump administration for lifting roadblocks against mining exploration near Minnesota's Boundary Waters, which they fear ...

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, ...

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT Boundary Waters on the Brink  Sierra Magazine

Becky Rom knew that the first year of the Trump presidency would seriously challenge the national campaign to stop a proposed mine on the doorstep of ...

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT Land of 10000 lakes vs. sulfide mines (and superfund sites)  Herald Review

While growing up in northern Minnesota I was lucky to have the outdoors at my doorstep, in places like the Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters ...