Ask the White House to Protect the Boundary Waters

If you’re a fan of “The West Wing“, you know what “Big Block of Cheese Day” is. If you aren’t, I’ll explain. In 1837, President Andrew Jackson put out a 1,400 pound block of cheese in the White House foyer and held an open house where citizens could talk about issues with White House staff. [...]

Spring, a time for green shoots

As the calendar turns to April, changes are happening all around us. Sap is running in the trees, snow is melting (too slowly for some of us), and birds are migrating. Soon the world will turn green, the lakes will throw off their frozen coverings, and wilderness travelers will exchange skis and snowshoes for canoes [...]