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the Media Room

Aug 30, 2022
Pioneer Press
Becky Rom comments on the well-considered decision by the Biden Administration to protect the Boundary Waters, along with its legal precedent and public support.
Aug 30, 2022
Star Tribune
Becky Rom comments on the well-considered decision by the Biden Administration to protect the Boundary Waters, along with its legal precedent and public support.
Jul 20, 2022
Duluth News Tribune
Becky Rom outlines how administrative and congressional mineral withdrawals on copper mining would not impact taconite or iron ore mining.
Jul 14, 2022
The Timberjay
The Timberjay highlights an appearance by Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters National Chair Becky Rom at an Ely Tuesday Group session, where Rom provided updates on the campaign's efforts.
Jun 23, 2022
Star Tribune
Campaign to Save The Boundary Waters National Chair Becky Rom comments on the Forest Service's draft environmental assessment of proposed sulfide-ore copper mining in the Boundary Waters watershed.
Jun 23, 2022
Minnesota Public Radio
Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters National Chair Becky Rom highlights the scientific basis for the mineral withdrawal process in MPR's coverage of the U.S. Forest Service's draft environmental assessment.
Jun 23, 2022
Duluth News Tribune
Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters National Chair Becky Rom comments on the Forest Service's draft environmental report that concluded sulfide-ore copper mining poses a risk to the Boundary Waters.
Jun 13, 2022
MinnPost
Becky Rom, national chair of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters,  outlines the importance of a fact-based, science-driven analysis of proposed copper mining in the Boundary Waters' watershed.
May 28, 2022
Star Tribune
"Rep. Pete Stauber should follow his own advice about not letting unsupported opinions on mining get in the way. " The Star Tribune's editorial board highlights the factual case for Boundary Waters protections following a May 24 Congressional hearing on H.R. 2794. 
May 25, 2022
Quetico Superior Wilderness News
Greg Seitz details the May 24 Congressional hearing for Rep. Betty McCollum's Boundary Waters Protection and Pollution Prevention Act (H.R. 2794).

VIDEOS & WEBINARS

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Short video celebrating the life of Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who fought fervently to protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters from toxic mining. 

Watch the entire "Boundary Waters Traverse" film! On May 22, 2021 Alex Falconer ran over 110 miles in 38 hrs 15 mins and 3 seconds, through the heart of the Boundary Waters completing the first known attempt to trail run the "Boundary Waters Traverse”.

Patagonia's feature-length film - Public Trust. The film focuses on the Boundary Waters and other high-profile, threatened public lands across the United States.

In Deep Water: A Fight to Save the Boundary Waters The Campaign produced a mini-documentary to educate new audiences on the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters.

Kids for the Boundary Waters is an organization run by youth with the goal of building a community of young wilderness advocates.

KEEN Story Camp was an event that included a public open-mic session on the edge of the Wilderness, where attendees canoed the lakes during the day and told stories around the fire at night.

A stunning short film that follows Dave and Amy Freeman's year spent in the Boundary Waters Wilderness. Bear Witness shares Dave and Amy's experiences in all seasons and how the Freemans dedicated themselves to this expedition in an effort to raise awareness about the threats to the Boundary Waters from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining. 

A stunning short film that follows Dave and Amy Freeman's year spent in the Boundary Waters Wilderness. Bear Witness shares Dave and Amy's experiences in all seasons and how the Freemans dedicated themselves to this expedition in an effort to raise awareness about the threats to the Boundary Waters from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining. 

Covering 2,000 miles and crossing nine states, authors and National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Amy and Dave Freeman are biking from Ely, Minnesota, to Washington D.C. this spring to promote their new book, A Year in the Wilderness, and continue their efforts to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, one of our country’s most precious and expansive Wilderness areas.

A short documentary film centered around protecting the Boundary Waters. The film's focus is on the people who help spread appreciation for the land and carry on, in their own individual ways, the legacy of Sigurd Olson, a writer and conservationist who was responsible for the area's National Forest designation in 1978.

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WEBINARS

Lease Cancelation Webinar - 1/27/22

Save the Boundary Waters Press Conference: Lease Cancelation - 1/26/2022

Issue 101 and the Path to Permanent Protection for the Boundary Waters - 9/3/2021

Fishing Webinar 5/5/2021

Saving the Boundary Waters: Stories About Runners and Kids Working to Protect America’s Most Visited Wilderness - June 2021

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