MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the past year, Dave and Amy Freeman, of Ely, have been on a journey through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
They just ended their “Year in the Wilderness” a week ago Friday.READ MORE: COVID In MN: MDH Reports 22 More Deaths As Latest Positivity Rate Drops Below 8%
They are also writing a book about their experiences camping, canoeing, walking, skiing and snowshoeing through the Boundary Waters.READ MORE: Hearing May Settle Use-Of-Force Experts At Rittenhouse Trial
The Freemans did this because they are concerned about the proposed sulfide-ore copper mining just outside the BWCA.MORE NEWS: Twin Cities Ranks Among Best Places To Retire In U.S. ... 131st Best, To Be Exact
To learn more about the Freemans’ journey – and a documentary about their experience – go to SavetheBoundaryWaters.org.