Summer Issue of Wilderness News

The Summer 2009 issue of Wilderness News (print edition) is here! If you’re a subscriber, watch for your mailed copy soon. Or download a PDF of the full issue, HERE.

Highlights include:

Emerald Ash Borer Reaches Minnesota
As resource managers scramble to deal with Emerald Ash Borer, a recent arrival in Southern Minnesota, Wilderness News considers the potential consequences if this bright green invasive insect reaches northern Minnesota. Where, it turns out, the vast majority of Minnesota ash trees grow.

Wilderness News Book Review: Overburden: Modern Life on the Iron
Iron Range writer Aaron Brown examines life on the Iron Range through a series of stories, essays and columns. A true must-read for any traveler who frequents the north country.

Namakan Dam Update
The Spring 2008 issue of Wilderness News covered a proposed dam at High Falls on the Namakan River west of Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario. A project with environmental impacts on both sides of the border, the Ojibway Power and Energy Group (OPEG) is preparing to release its Environmental Assessment as part of a proponent-led approval process. In anticipation of the report, Wilderness News assesses the current status of the project and how the approval process works in a proponent-led system. (You can read the full article HERE).

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