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| Education

More kids are having a BWCA Summer

The education team works hard to make sure kids across Minnesota learn wilderness and canoe skills in “No Boundaries to…

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| Advocacy

Speak up to ban mining near the BWCA

Sign your name to let the Forest Service know that you value the Boundary Waters and support a 20-year-mineral withdrawal…

| Recreation

Cold Water Danger – A Lesson

In the Boundary Waters, the water’s always cold. Here’s what to know if you find yourself in frigid waters.

Do Your Part to Protect the Boundary Waters