“Paddling Series: Boundary Waters Day Trips,” REI Bloomington, July 28 (Free, pre-registration required)

Enjoying the wilderness doesn’t require a week-long expedition. Day trips into the Boundary Waters are a great way to get your wilderness fix without the preparation work required for overnight trips. Join staff members of Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness who will share day trip tips and some of their favorite day trips in the BWCA. 

Patagonia Non-Profit Yoga Night, Patagonia St. Paul, August 11, 6:45 PM

Join the Friends and Patagonia for a night of yoga and a little information about our work to protect the BWCA and keep it wild. Friends staff will have a brief talk starting at 6:45, yoga is from 7 – 8 and there is hang out time after that. Bring a mat.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival, Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, September 11 and the Underground Theater, Duluth, September 19

The Friends is proud to sponsor the Wild and Scenic Film Festival and bring it to Minneapolis and Duluth this September. Check back for tickets and details as they become available.

Brews and Canoes event, Northgate Brewing, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 21

We’ll be at Northgate Brewing to talk wilderness and enjoy one of Northgate’s craft beers. Join us, learn more about our work, and a portion of the evening’s sales go toward keeping the Boundary Waters wild forever.

Give to the Max Day, November 12

Join the Friends online for the annual giving day that has taken Minnesota by storm! Watch for more details later, but save the date.