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No Blank Check for PolyMet’s Pollution

Conservation Groups Appeal PolyMet Permits, State Mining Rules ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – Conservation and clean water groups today appealed state permits issued for the PolyMet open-pit sulfide mine proposal in northern Minnesota because they give PolyMet a “blank check to pollute.” The groups are challenging permits issued by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources allowing […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Boundary Waters Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2018 Boundary Waters Photo Contest! We had hundreds of fantastic pictures to look through and picking the best ones in each of the categories was like hauling a 18-foot aluminum canoe over a 400-rod portage: Very difficult. If you want another chance at winning or forgot to enter, remember, it’s […]

40 years of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Over the course of this year, you may have noticed that we’ve been talking a lot about the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act. Anyone who has had the opportunity to visit the BWCAW and get close to this magnificent wilderness, has been impacted by this piece of legislation. […]

Recap of the 2018 Annual Gathering

A hearty thank you to all who attended our Annual Gathering on Friday, September 28. And if you were not able to make it, thank you for all your support. As both a toast to the wilderness and a celebration the 40thanniversary of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act, the evening was a reminder […]