Sled Dogs to St. Paul

Sled Dogs to St. Paul

Sled Dogs to St. Paul

A year ago today, Conservation Minnesota board member Frank Moe was completing the final preparations for one of the most memorable acts of political activism in recent state history. Frank had met with thousands of people who signed a petition … Continue reading

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Sled Dogs to Saint Paul: The Race for Clean Water

Sled Dogs to Saint Paul: The Race for Clean Water

Last winter, former legislator Frank Moe drew a great deal of attention when he loaded up his dog sled team in his hometown of Grand Marais, and headed 362 miles south for the State Capitol. Along the way, he gathered … Continue reading

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Day 8: Stillwater to the State Capitol

Day 8: Stillwater to the State Capitol

Frank Moe’s Sled Dogs to St. Paul ended this morning when he handed 13,000 petitions to Governor Dayton. These petitions are a strong message that Minnesotans don’t want to see sulfuric acid pollution in the BWCA and Lake Superior. Continue reading

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Day 7: North Branch to Stillwater

Day 7: North Branch to Stillwater

Frank and the team encounter new things, like traversing a shopping mall parking lot. All Minnesotans would be encountering a new thing if sulfide mining were allowed to happen in our state. Continue reading

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Day 6: Sandstone to North Branch

Day 6: Sandstone to North Branch

Help when help is needed. Minnesotans turn out to help Frank as snow turns to mud and ice to open water. Now Minnesotans need help to keep sulfide mining pollution out of our waters. Continue reading

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Day 5: Duluth to Sandstone

Day 5: Duluth to Sandstone

Ushered into Duluth by the Fond Du Lac drum circle, Frank remembers the Native American tradition of considering the next seven generations when faced with an important decision. The ecological destruction of sulfide mining pollution will impact this generation and the next 6 as well. Continue reading

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Duluth News Tribune: Anti-mining crusade mushes through Duluth

An article in the Duluth News Tribune outlining the Sled Dogs to St. Paul travels from Grand Marais to St. Paul and the Sunday rally in Duluth’s Lester Park. Frank Moe is a board member of Conservation Minnesota.org. Continue reading

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Day 4: Two Harbors to Duluth

Day 4: Two Harbors to Duluth

The wisdom of Judge Miles Lord Frank Moe recaps day four of his 350-mile sled dog adventure to raise awareness about sulfide mining pollution. Keep tabs on Frank’s progress by following Conservation Minnesota on Twitter, Facebook, or on our website. … Continue reading

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Day 3: Finland to Two Harbors

Day 3: Finland to Two Harbors

Thanks to Joi Electa from Silver Bay, we have some wonderful pictures of the pancake breakfast this morning in Finland. Frank should be checking in soon. Continue reading

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Day 2: Sawbill Canoe Outfitters to Finland

Day 2: Sawbill Canoe Outfitters to Finland

Frank recaps day two of his sled dog adventure to raise awareness about sulfide mining pollution. Frank met up with David and Amy Freeman who ran their dog team down from Ely. With him, David brought petitions and a sample of water taken from a sulfide mining test site. Continue reading

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Day 1: Grand Marais to Sawbill Canoe Outfitters

Day 1: Grand Marais to Sawbill Canoe Outfitters

Frank Moe recaps day one of his sled dog adventure to raise awareness about sulfide mining pollution. He reminds us of the businesses that depend on pristine water and abundant natural resources. Continue reading

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Spotlight: Sled Dogs to St. Paul

Spotlight: Sled Dogs to St. Paul

Frank Moe and his dog sled team will be traveling from Grand Marais to St. Paul. His goal is to let Minnesotans and their leaders know how sulfide mining pollution would change Minnesota forever. Continue reading

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