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 Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
They are also writing a book about their experiences camping, canoeing, walking, skiing and snowshoeing through the Boundary Waters.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
The Freemans did this because they are concerned about the proposed sulfide-ore copper mining just outside the BWCA.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
To learn more about the Freemans’ journey – and a documentary about their experience – go to SavetheBoundaryWaters.org.