Is Scouting Still Relevant?

Is Scouting Still Relevant?

The Boy Scouts of America are going through big changes.  Membership has declined, and girls will be allowed to join and participate.  While the organization’s name is not changing, the program’s name will change to Scouts BSA this coming...

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BWCA Wildfire on My Mind

BWCA Wildfire on My Mind

Wild fires have dominated news on the west coast this summer.  Thankfully, it has been a “good” year for fires in the BWCA. Yet, I have been thinking about where I stand on wilderness fire management. USFS Manages Boundary Waters Fires The U.S...

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Embrace JOMO and Leave FOMO Behind

Embrace JOMO and Leave FOMO Behind

Do you have the latest disease known as FOMO? What is FOMO FOMO, or the Fear Of Missing Out, is a new thing that has appeared in conjunction with the rise of 24/7 connectivity.  FOMO is a feeling of anxiety or insecurity over the possibility of...

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What is a Boundary Waters Night?

What is a Boundary Waters Night?

In the coming weeks, you will see our invitation asking you to join us for a Boundary Waters Night in your area.  You say to yourself, “What is a Boundary Waters Night anyway?”  Cause, heck you don’t want to go and get some kind of sales pitch. ...

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