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: Minnesota Weather: 'Unprecedented' Statewide Air Quality Alert Continues
They are also writing a book about their experiences camping, canoeing, walking, skiing and snowshoeing through the Boundary Waters.READ MORE: Minnesota Olympians Help Boost Interest In Their Sports At Home
The Freemans did this because they are concerned about the proposed sulfide-ore copper mining just outside the BWCA.MORE NEWS: Woman Injured In Shooting In Brooklyn Park Basement
To learn more about the Freemans’ journey – and a documentary about their experience – go to SavetheBoundaryWaters.org.