Boundary Waters Canoe Area at Risk

Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness The canoe country of northern Minnesota is a resilient place. However, the newest threat in the north woods-a perpetual flow of acidic, toxic, metal-laden drainage from sulfide mining-is forever. In recent years, concern has increased as mining companies propose to extract copper, nickel, platinum …

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Forests and Parks in the Twin Cities Metro Area

Nelly Nehring Minnesota Conservation Corps Member Many city dwellers dream of building a rustic cabin in the north woods. We want to escape the city and get back to nature. It is perhaps a response to the seemingly unsettled wilderness so tantalizingly close to us near the Canadian border. City …

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