News and Events
July 23rd, 2014
Join us for an evening with David Backes, an American author known for his writings about Sigurd Olson. David will talk about the "8 Lessons from the Life of Sigurd Olson." “Thanks to years of careful research by Backes, we have a colorful portrayal of Sigurd F. Olson, backcountry woodsman and...Read More
May 8th, 2014
Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness is growing and we need more help. We are currently looking for a part-time Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant in Ely. The ideal candidate should have basic bookkeeping skills, be familiar with Quickbooks and capable of accurate data entry in our donor management software. We expect this position to...Read More
May 2nd, 2014
Ron Meador wrote an interested article for Minn Post that looks at the the New World Mine near Yellowstone and how the Greater Yellowstone Coalition was able to stop the proposed my from being built. Ron highlights many similarities between the New World Mine, and the sulfide ore mines being...Read More
April 17th, 2014
Mike Clark, former executive director of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, presented “Yellowstone is More Valuable than Gold: Lessons from the New World Mine Battle” at VCC recently. His talk was recorded so that people who were not able to attend the lecture can watch it. Video by www.ElyMinnesota.com ....Read More
Urge President Obama, Congress, and Minnesota’s Governor Dayton to protect the Boundary Waters and oppose the massive Twin Metals Minnesota Mine.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
- Edward Abbey