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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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Enjoying the great outdoors when it’s below zero

Some people refuse to go outside to recreate when the temperature dips below freezing. That happens way too often in our neck of the woods so people learn how to dress to stay warm. When you’re exercising outdoors whether it’s

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Powwow Biking Trail in the BWCA

The USFS doesn’t have enough money to take care of all of their needs. There’s nothing new about that story and the Boundary Waters isn’t the only place affected by the lack of funding. Why doesn’t the Forest Service get

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Where’s the Beach on the Gunflint Trail?

It’s sometimes difficult to remember that not everyone who visits the Gunflint Trail knows something about the geology of the area. For those who have no idea at all here’s an excerpt from the Cook County Visitors Bureau website. Geological

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All Things Are a Go

The fishing opener is almost here! Are you ready? We sure hope so. SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST CONDITIONS GOOD FOR FISHING OPENER May 11, 2016, Duluth, MN – Conditions across the Superior National Forest are encouraging for the official opening of

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