Minnesota lakes

Forest Service wishes to trade (and sell) land in BWCA

Forest Service staffer said the proposed land trade is “the first step in a process that will also include a federal purchase of state lands.” Here is the map that shows School Trust Land (Managed by the State MN DNR) within the BWCA that is to be 1. partially sold and 2. (30,000 acres of) […]

No longer are the days when you can “get away” up north . . .

Supreme Court allows AT&T to build a 450-foot cell phone tower on the edge of the BWCAW. See story HERE. ALSO of concern to BWCA: “Sulfide mining pollution would forever change Minnesota, including the Boundary Waters, Lake Superior, and our economy. Mining Truth is working to help Minnesotans learn about this important issue.” GET INFO […]

MN’s 2012 DNR invasive species proposal

A new state law gives DNR authority to operate check stations that require boaters to go through an inspection for aquatic invasive species. The DNR will purchase 20 high-pressure, hot-water decontamination units that will be operated at zebra mussel infested waters, high-use destination lakes and at DNR Enforcement check points. The DNR will hire 150 […]