Upcoming Events


Northland College Presentation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Becky Rom, the national chair of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters, is leading a national campaign to permanently protect the BWCAW from sulfide-ore copper mining. Tune in to get an update and learn how you can help protect America’s most popular wilderness. This event is offering in-person and virtual attendance options. Current Northland College students, faculty, and staff can attend in-person in the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute or virtually. We ask that community members join virtually.

 Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute 7:00 pm–8:15 pm

Thesis Beer Project - Rochester, MN

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Please join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters at Thesis Beer Project in Rochester, Minnesota to learn about new campaign updates, receive a sticker, and sign our new petition! There will be plenty of beer on tap, live music, and opportunities to socialize with fellow activists and Boundary Waters enthusiasts.

When: Saturday, September 18, 2021 4:00 PM -  8:00 PM CT
Thesis Beer Project, 1929 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Loon Fest

Friday, October 1, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021

Join Save the Boundary Waters at Loon Fest - a Live Music and Art Exhibition in Saint Paul's Lowertown district. There will be plenty of food, art, and entertainment throughout the weekend, so come get a sticker, hear Campaign updates, and enjoy the fall festivities! 

WHEN: Friday, October 1, 2021, 4:00 PM - Sunday, October 3, 2021, 9:00 PM CT

WHERE: Saint Paul Farmers Market, 290 5th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55101


Boundary Waters Legacy Celebration

Monday, October 4, 2021
Nicollet Island Pavilion - Minneapolis, Minnesota

VIP Reception 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Primary Event 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Whether you join us virtually or in-person, this will be an event you don’t want to miss! On October 4th, join the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters in celebrating the Wilderness we all love, hearing about the latest developments in the fight for its protection, and honoring the Boundary Waters champions among us and those that came before us.

Maygen & The Birdwatcher Album Release Show

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Come help celebrate the release of Maygen & The Birdwatcher's new album, Moonshine! Plus, a portion of all ticket and merchandise sales will go to the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters.

When: Sunday, October 10, 2021, 5:00 PM -  9:00 PM CT
Where: Icehouse MPLS, 2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Kids 4 BW Advocacy Fly-In to D.C.

Monday, October 25, 2021 to Thursday, October 28, 2021

Kids For The Boundary Waters will be flying into Washington, D.C. this fall 2021 to advocate on behalf of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We want YOU to join us! This intense, four-day trip will begin with a group dinner for an advocacy training session. That evening you will be thoroughly educated and updated on the threat to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, you will practice your “pitch” for scheduled leadership meetings, and you will be armed with the tools needed to channel your passion into a highly effective advocacy message on behalf of the BWCA. Read the full application requirements here. 

All applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 22nd. Applications received after this time will not be considered in the selection process. Acceptance notifications will be sent by the 19th of September.