Boundary Waters Bill Clears Critical Hurdle in House

House Natural Resources Committee advances bill that would conserve Boundary Waters watershed, maintaining traditional outdoor opportunities and conserving irreplaceable landscapes WASHINGTON – Sportsmen and women, including Backcountry Hunters & Anglers and Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters, this afternoon reiterated their support of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as a U.S. House of Representatives committee… Continue reading Boundary Waters Bill Clears Critical Hurdle in House

BHA Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Boundary Waters

BHA president/CEO urges House subcommittee to advance a billthat would prevent mining within wilderness watershed WASHINGTON – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney testified at a House of Representatives hearing today regarding the need to protect the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from copper-nickel mining. The House Natural Resources Subcommittee… Continue reading BHA Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Boundary Waters

Bipartisan Boundary Waters Conservation Bill Commended by Sportsmen and Women

Legislation would protect iconic wilderness area and surrounding watershed WASHINGTON – Public lands sportsmen and women united in commending introduction of bipartisan legislation, the Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act, which would ensure the permanent protection of 234,328 acres of public land upstream of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the wilderness… Continue reading Bipartisan Boundary Waters Conservation Bill Commended by Sportsmen and Women