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Get Involved

Your passion for wild spaces and clean water keeps the Boundary Waters pristine and wild. Here are some ways you can help keep the Boundary Waters wild for this and future generations.

Take Action

Sign petitions, contact your representatives, and let elected officials know the Boundary Waters needs to be saved.

Become A Volunteer

Join our Citizen Action Network and stay on the front lines in defending the wilderness you cherish.

Join A Trail Clearing Expedition

Spend a few days or a week or more clearing trails and shoring up campsites in the Boundary Waters.

Prove It First: Commonsense Protection For The Boundary Waters & Lake Superior

Minnesota is not a Guinea Pig. Before foreign mining companies put a shovel in the ground they need to PROVE they won’t pollute.

Attend An Event

From our Annual Gathering to auctioning off a canoe at a brewery, we host a number events each year that connect people and support the Boundary Waters.

Prove It First Day at the Capitol Tuesday April 4, 2023
| Capitol Building, St. Paul, MN

Prove-It-First Day at the Capitol

Join us February 14th at the Capitol to support Prove It First, rally for clean water and meet up with…

Skiers in the woods - Text says Ely Monthly Skiing with Friends Third Saturday each month
| Ely Minnesota, various locations

Ely Winter Ski Progression

Join Friends and neighbors for a monthly ski this winter! From 1:00-3:00 on the 3rd Saturdays each month.

Join Our Citizen Action Network

Support Our Work

Your tax-deductible contribution supports various programs, from fighting copper-sulfide mines to bringing underprivileged kids to the BWCAW.