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Why kids(and everyone) need wilderness

It’s amazing the number of articles one can find about the benefits of spending time in the wilderness. It’s equally surprising to hear about situations where people aren’t respecting the wilderness. One would think everyone would treat the wilderness gently

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Moose on the Loose

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Start the New Year out Right

We don’t have a scheduled hike near where we live but we’ll surely be able to get out into the woods and snowshoe. MN DNR- Join walkers from coast to coast during a First Day Hike at a state park

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re thankful for all of our wonderful guests, crew, family and friends. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving Day.

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John Bouchard

May 24, 1934 ~ October 28, 2018 John Bouchard spent many years on Saganaga Lake and even wrote a book about his experiences there called, “Life on the Invisible Line.” I wasn’t able to access his obituary but here’s what

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Twelve reasons to spend time outside

I love to spend time outside but during “shoulder” seasons, as we call them, it becomes a little less attractive. Not enough snow on the trails to ski, water too solid to paddle but not safe enough to ice skate

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Just say, “NO!” Says former Chief of the USFS about Mining near BWCA

Tom Tidwell, chief of the U.S. Forest Service from 2009 to 2017 doesn’t think mining should be done close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Here’s his view. Local View: Industrial mining must be kept away from the Boundary

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BWCA Video- Drawing Boundaries

A great BWCA video made by a High School student! Read more about him here.  

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BWCA Celebrates 40 Years

From the USFS… The BWCAW became part of a National Wilderness Preservation System with signing of the 1964 Wilderness Act. According to the Act, Wilderness is “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man

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The lost shoe

I want to share a guest post with you but will first tell you about an experience I once had.  I was walking a trail with my mountain bike from a lake to a logging road.  I stepped into a

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