Building a Sustainable Future: Protecting the Boundary Waters Wilderness from Sulfide Mining

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The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness’ campaign – Building a Sustainable Future – incorporates community organizing and comprehensive advocacy to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness ecosystem from sulfide mining pollution. The campaign has four main objectives: Engage citizens through sophisticated grassroots organizing, create broad media pressure against current sulfide mining proposals, provide a strong and influential conservation voice at the Minnesota State Capitol, and build a body of sound scientific data to support conservation efforts into the future.

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Geographic Region: 
  • North America
  • Midwest
  • Minnesota