Voyageurs Welcome New Superintendent, Honors VNPA with Special Reception

In collaboration with Voyageurs National Park, Voyageurs National Park Association formally welcomed new superintendent Bob DeGross to the Voyageurs community on January 27. Community leaders including International Falls Mayor Bob Anderson and Representative Rob Ecklund, park staff, and local residents gathered at the Ranier Community Hall to meet Bob over […]

Comment period opens for environmental review of sulfide-ore copper mining

Environmental review will determine whether sensitive lands should be removed from the federal mining program Recently, the U.S. Forest Service announced a two-year pause on mining activities in approximately 234,000 acres of the Superior National Forest, a vital portion of the Rainy River Watershed, which flows into the Boundary Waters […]

Don’t Be a Sissy, #OptOutside! Activities at Voyageurs National Park this Winter

The lack of consistency in weather can only mean one thing in Minnesota: Winter is here. Some people have a certain distaste for the winter months. We get it – it’s cold, it’s dark, and everyone from out of town is making Fargo references. It can be grueling to say the […]

Voyageurs National Park is Hiring for Upcoming 2017 Summer Season

The National Park Service has seasonal employment available for the summer of 2017 at Voyageurs National Park! Vacant positions will begin posting in January and February for the following positions: Visitor Use Assistants Park Guides (open until 1/13) Park Rangers for Protection Wildland Firefighters (open until 2/21) Forestry Aids Small Craft Operators […]