Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters

Former DNR boss Landwehr to lead Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters

(Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters)ELY, Minn. — The Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters announced Tuesday, March 5 that former Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr has been named its executive director. Landwehr served as DNR commissioner for the last eight years under Gov. Mark Dayton (new Gov. Tim Walz chose Sarah Strommen to head the agency earlier this year)….

Interior Department renews leases for Minnesota mine project

Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness and its partners in the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters plan to challenge the decision in court, Doug Niemela, the group’s executive director, said in a statement. He said the department failed to consider the environmental damage of developing a large mining district on the edge of the Boundary Waters. (U.S. Forest Service photo)MINNEAPOLIS —…