The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.
Scientists are investigating the impact the algae may have on the waterways.
This could be a top-notch leaf-peeping weekend.
Even converting a small portion can have practical and emotional benefits.
What to get done before you even think about picking plants.
Plant suggestions and general tips from two experts in the field.
The Minnesota DNR's commissioner called the discovery "deeply concerning."
The 15-year-old called it "an experience of a lifetime."
They're "lucky to be alive," a DNR conservation officer said.
Wet, cooler weather has helped moderate fire behavior.
It was safe enough for emergency personnel to assess the McDougal Lake area this week.
The drought is having an impact on the foliage.
The Forest Service is closing all forest lands on the upper portion on Gunflint Trail due to "fires in the vicinity and limited availability of firefighting resources."
Existing fires grew and more fires have popped up.
The fire has spread quickly, and is expected to keep moving.
The DNR is urging Minnesotans to consider it in some situations.
The MPCA says blue-green algae blooms are occurring all across the state.
Visitors to the forest and BWCAW will be required to 'properly' store their food.
The campfire ban applies to all campsites in the forest, including those in the BWCAW.
A "small park with a big feel," right in the middle of the city.
The unexplained ailment has resulted in bird die-offs in the eastern U.S.
Researchers say the pups "appear to be doing well."
Campsite occupancy rates and annual state park permit sales are up.
The clip received an honorable mention in the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards.