Invasion of the Machines

Invasion of the Machines

The Forest Service recently released its tentative plans to increase permits for motor boats on certain Boundary Waters lakes by 3 times. Many environmental groups and concerned citizens are opposing this idea, including the Friends of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, who believe permit quotas should remain at the current level. The Forest Service is accepting public comment, and a final decision won’t be made until January.


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