The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is threatened by sulfide-ore copper mining. 

The Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters is leading the effort to ensure permanent protection for the Boundary Waters Wilderness, America's most visited Wilderness and Minnesota's crown jewel, from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining.  


the path to permanent protection

"100 days of Action to Save the Boundary Waters" is a multi-week campaign, sharing information around specific themes about the issue of sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of the Wilderness.
2021 is our best chance to permanently protect the Boundary Waters. We continue to work on several fronts focused on permanently prohibiting sulfide-ore mining in the Boundary Waters watershed.
Check out our new Nalgenes! The perfect water bottle to use to drink from the center of a Boundary Waters lake.
What would a Twin Metals mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters mean? Pollution. Here’s a look at different ways this toxic mine could pollute the Wilderness. Not this mine. Not this place. #SavetheBWCA