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: Washington County Attorney's Office Will Make Charging Decision In Fatal Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright
They are also writing a book about their experiences camping, canoeing, walking, skiing and snowshoeing through the Boundary Waters.READ MORE: COVID In Wisconsin: Nearly 25% Of The Population Fully Vaccinated
The Freemans did this because they are concerned about the proposed sulfide-ore copper mining just outside the BWCA.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
To learn more about the Freemans’ journey – and a documentary about their experience – go to SavetheBoundaryWaters.org.