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

Take action to protect the Boundary Waters by joining the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters staff and team for a Flotilla Paddling Day of Action on Saturday, May 29
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.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum just introduced a bill in Congress to permanently protect the Boundary Waters! Raise your voice now asking your Congressperson to support the bill.
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