U.S. Forest Service

MNICS - Greenwood Fire - Colorado River crew Aug 22 2021

Greenwood Fire is now more than 30% contained

Authorities also lifted an evacuation order for one area.

Facebook - Greenwood Fire Aug 26 - USFS

Greenwood Fire: Officials get firsthand look at damage to human structures

It was safe enough for emergency personnel to assess the McDougal Lake area this week.

MNICS - John Ek Fire - Aug 20

BWCAW closure extended into September amid wildfire danger

Existing fires grew and more fires have popped up.

Facebook - Greenwood Fire Aug 20 - US Forest Service

Evacuations expand in northern MN as wildfire 'jumps' highway

The blaze had previously been constrained to an area east of Highway 2

MNICS - Greenwood Fire Aug 17

MN wildfire swells again, now at 3,200 acres

The blaze is completely uncontained at this point.

Greenwood Fire, wildfire

Northern MN wildfire grows to more than 1,000 acres in less than a day

The fire has spread quickly, and is expected to keep moving.

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Bear sightings prompt food storage mandate up north

Visitors to the forest and BWCAW will be required to 'properly' store their food.

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No campfires allowed in BWCAW or Superior National Forest

The campfire ban applies to all campsites in the forest, including those in the BWCAW.

Flickr - Superior National Forest Boundary Waters

Forest Service closes off more of BWCA due to nearby wildfires

Officials are worried the Canadian fires could spread to the U.S.

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Forest Service finds 2.28 tons of trash on just a 3-mile stretch of road

The agency is reminding people to stop dumping their old stuff.