boundary waters

  • Conservation

    Mining moratorium protects native fish – for now

    Risks to the Boundary Waters from mineral extraction are unacceptable In 1969, prominent conservationist Sigurd Olson of Ely, Minn., wrote this about proposed mineral exploration in the Boundary Waters area: “The world needs metals and men need work, but they also must have wilderness and beauty, and in the years to come will need it…