Paddle to DC

What should we study as we follow in the footsteps of the voyageurs?

In about a week we will begin following the traditional travel and trade route of the voyageurs from Georgian Bay to Montreal. For about 3 weeks we will we paddling the lakes and rivers and portaging around the same rapids that the voyageurs and early North American explorers used. We need you to help us …

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Paddling Across the Boundary Waters

9_8_14Student_Response_lower 9_8_14Student_Response_upper   Dave and I just spent eight days paddling through the BWCAW. BWCAW stands for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Our journey began on the South Kawishiwi River near Ely, MN. Friends came to say goodbye and wish us luck on our trip. Twenty canoes paddled the first mile with us. Did …

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Heart of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Did you know that this year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act? President Lyndon B. Johnson (the 36th President of the United States) signed this act into law on September 3, 1964. The Wilderness Act created federal wilderness areas like the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We will tell you more about the …

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