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The Uncertain Future of the Boundary Waters

The Uncertain Future of the Boundary Waters

At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.

Stephanie Pearson
May 20, 2019
The World's Best Summer Camps of 2019

The World's Best Summer Camps of 2019

Who says summer camp is just for kids? We rounded up seven escapes made for grown-ups (and a few for their families), plus seven more to entertain the kids while the adults are at play.

Stephanie Pearson
May 16, 2019
5 State Parks to Visit This Summer

5 State Parks to Visit This Summer

There are more than 10,000 different state parks across the country, many of which have terrain that rivals any national park

Graham Averill
May 1, 2019
Urban Organics Wants to Fix Food

Urban Organics Wants to Fix Food

Inside a repurposed Twin Cities brewery, a massive aquaponics operation is ready to provide a locavore's dream: fresh produce and fish, raised indoors every month of the year

Michael Behar
Feb 15, 2019