Listening Sessions

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The U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have three public comment listening sessions in January as part of their process to collect public input on the proposed 20-year ban on copper mining on federal lands within the Boundary Waters watershed.   

The Boundary Waters needs you. We need your voice at these official listening sessions! There are three opportunities to have your voice heard. Don’t wait to sign up – there are limited spots. 


Virtual public meetings will be held on the dates and times below, via Zoom. The Zoom link to register for the meetings will be available online no later than two weeks before the first meeting at


  • Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., CST. - SESSION HAS PASSED
  • Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., CST. - SESSION HAS PASSED
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., CST. RSVP HERE.


Step 2: After signing up with them for a session, THEN tell us which date you sign up for here so we can send you information from Save the Boundary Waters!

CLICK HERE for the Speakers Guide!