Lee Vue portaging with pack in the BWCA
| Education | People

The Shaman’s Daughter

My experiences in the BWCA are shaped and informed by my relationship with shamanism and spirits. There is an…

Loon feeding fish to chick in BWCA
| People

Winners of the 2020 Photo Contest

Few places are as photogenic as the Boundary Waters, and the eight winning photos from our 2020 photo contest…

Trees in mist
| People | Recreation

The Wilderness in a Time of Crisis

What is it about the wilderness that makes it such a spiritual necessity? Is it the simplicity of being…

Black and White photo of canvas tent in the BWCA
| People | Recreation

The Way We Used to Travel in the BWCA

Three women recount their experiences in the Boundary Waters during the 1960s and 70s. These accounts provide a unique…