Wilderness News Fall 2007


The Fall 2007 issue of Wilderness News is online and in the mail. Download a PDF here or check out the highlights below.








What’s Inside:


billrom-historicalphoto4Bill Rom the “Canoe King of Ely”

By Alissa Johnson
Ely, Minnesota boasts over twenty outfitters that send visitors into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Campers rent the latest gear, groan under the weight of a canoe without realizing it wasn’t always this easy to carry, and rest assured that next year’s trip will find canoe country as pristine as it is today. Read More >

charliemahler-winterwilderness-2The Wilderness in Winter

By Charlie Mahler
Here’s a Boundary Waters route I’ll bet you haven’t paddled: East out of Snowbank Lake to Disappointment Lake through Muzzle Lake to Thomas and Frazier Lakes. It’s a smooth trip, manageable in a day, and you’ll likely see some fellow hardy souls along the route. Read More >

chelandersoninterviewWilderness Portrait: Chel Anderson

Chel Anderson has spent more than 30 years studying the small plants of the Quetico-Superior forest.  A Plant Ecologist/Botanist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by day and an advocate, on her own time, for preservation of the natural communities she studies, Anderson has witnessed changes to the eco-system from a unique perspective.  Wilderness News contributor Charlie Mahler talked to Anderson about her work and her concerns. Read More >

daughterfathercanoeBook Review: Daughter Father Canoe
Coming of age in the sub-arctic and other stories of Snowdrift River and Nonacho Lake

by Rob Kesselring 2003 Review by Toby L. Berry. You don’t have to have a daughter, be a father or paddle a canoe to enjoy this book. Read More >

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