12 Oct '17, 10pm

The Back Forty Mine: Is It the Next Standing Rock?

The border lands between the North Woods of northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan historically haven't been a hotbed of environmental activism. The region, populated largely by farming and middle- or working-class families, trends staunchly conservative in states that toggle between red and blue from election to election. People kayak and fish in the summer, ski and snowmobile in the winter, and hunt deer and duck when the law permits them to do so. They don’t attend protests. But then someone messed with their river. If you travel from the North Woods to “the U.P.,” down gravel roads and through increasingly wild landscapes to the mouth of the Menominee River, what may strike you is the quiet. The forest here is dense and lush and seems like it could swallow the few slender roads that wind along the river’s banks at any moment. Of course, it’s not com...

Full article: https://www.greenamerica.org/back-forty-mine-it-next-stan...

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