Wilderness News Issue Fall 2016

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Climate Change in the Northwoods Part III:
What People Are Doing

In the last two issues of Wilderness News, we’ve taken a look at climate change in the northwoods. In this final installment, we look at some of the things people are doing to cope with and address climate change. In the Quetico-Superior Region, climate change is not something looming on the horizon. Change is underway in the form of warmer winter temperatures and signs of maple and oak species taking root in the forest’s understory, among many other trends. According to some scientists, the region is an “epicenter of warming.” Read More >

 


WHAT’S INSIDE:

Morning Light – A Canoe Built by Campers at Ogiche Daa Kwe

Last summer, campers and staff at the Rainy Lake camp built a 17.5-foot wilderness traveler skin-on frame canoe. Every generation, from eight-year-old girls to the camp’s 73-year-old weaving instructor, played a hand in building the boat.

 


Plugged In – Dave and Amy Freeman spent a year in the Boundary Waters, using social media to inspire others to protect the wilderness.

Dave and Amy Freeman spent a year in the Boundary Waters, using social media to inspire others to protect the wilderness.

 


 

PolyMet Pushes for Permits, Twin Metals Sues for Mining Rights



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