All Things Boundary Waters

The Boundary Waters is a Garden of Eden

The other day, I saw two foxes lounging in my backyard in suburban Chicago.  The diversity of wildlife in our urban and suburban worlds is truly amazing.  As I gazed at the foxes, my thoughts turned to the Boundary Waters, and the abundant wildlife that I have seen over the years there. The forests of the...
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5 Safety Keys to BWCA Paddling

Every year there are remarkably few safety-related incidents in the Boundary Waters wilderness.  For instance, in 2015, a boy had to be rescued after going over a falls in a canoe.  (He will be fine.) A wilderness paddling adventure is unique in that it has many aspects of safety.  Certainly water safety is involved.  But so are...
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