Sustainable Ely

Envisioning a mining-free future for the Boundary Waters By Alissa Johnson   On the first day of June, thirty canoes and some sixty paddlers made their way down the Kawishiwi River. …


Surf’s Up On Lake Superior

A new group of outdoor enthusiasts is becoming a force for good on the North Shore—one that might be surprising to fans of traditional wilderness travel. Surfing is a growing presence in northern Minnesota, and surfers have become a voice for everything from beach cleanups to mindful beach development. Here, Wilderness News takes a closer look at this relatively new way to enjoy the pristine nature of Minnesota’s North Shore.