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Bears in the Boundary Waters

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard of any bear complaints from folks in the Boundary Waters. Our guests haven’t had any trouble this year but other visitors to the BWCA have. The USFS informed us of the following.

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What’s New at Voyageur Canoe

I’m sure there’s at least one person who is waiting for an update on the bear situation at Voyageur. The good news is the bear hasn’t gotten into any buildings lately. He did bite into Elsa’s liquid laundry detergent and

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Ladder Rescue

We have had plenty of bears get into our dumpster over the years. We’ve also had a few animals stuck in our dumpster before. We’ve even placed boards inside of our dumpster for animals to get out of the dumpster

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What Would John Muir Do?

Remember those bracelets that were popular some time ago? They had the letters, “WWJD” stamped out of the rubber? I do and that’s how I came up with the title of today’s blog. I don’t even know that much about

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Bears and Dumpsters

In case you didn’t already know it bears love dumpsters. Dumpsters for bears are like an all you can eat buffet for people. Two nights ago two bears had as much as they could eat at our dumpster. The Voyageur

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DNR- Mouth to Mouth with a Bear

Do Not Resuscitate. That’s one meaning of the three letters strung together but it also means Department of Natural Resources.  Sometimes I feel like I am critical of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in my blog posts and I

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Bear in the BWCA

With all of the blueberries out in the bush you wouldn’t think  bears would need to harass campers in the BWCA but I guess these bears have picky palettes.  They have been frequenting campsites on the Caribou Lake east of

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