The Forum offers this page as a source of information that reflects many perspectives expressed in a community where a mine is operated or proposed.
Listen & View presentations of Public Input Sessions held by the Lake Superior Binational Forum.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum has a strong focus on developing economic and environmental sustainability in communities around the Lake Superior basin. Photo by Dennis O'Hara.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum supports Citizen Science Monitoring programs during the Year of Monitoring on Lake Superior in 2012.
We invite you to register as a Lake Superior Steward and join us in pledging to do at least one thing in the next year that helps protect or restore the world’s largest freshwater lake. Photo courtesy of cdkayak.com
“Modern Mining Practices and Mine Remediation Strategies”
presented by Paul Eger, Environmental Engineer,
Global Minerals Engineering, Hibbing, Minn.
Thursday, June 27 , Noon – 1:00 pm (Central time)
The case study is a focus on the Dunka mine-an open pit taconite mine in northeastern Minnesota. Read more about this site here.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum has held three open public meetings in each Lake Superior state offering almost 20 diverse perspectives about mining in the Lake Superior basin. You can watch complete presentations of your choice on our Meeting Pages.
The Forum has also established a comprehensive web portal that offers many perspectives about mining in the U.S. and Canada. Browse through our site to learn more about mining economies and socioeconomic impacts; impacts on human health, tribes, and the environment; historical activities and photographs; mining maps; guest lectures and radio interviews; and more.
Please pre-register for this webinar.
Deadline to register is June 26.
The Forum’s work to bring information about mining is funded through a grant from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative that’s administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
This community radio station in northern Wisconsin (88.9 FM) hosts “Big Sea Shining Water,” a 20-minute live interview conversation with the Lake Superior Binational Forum and a variety of guests from all around the Lake Superior basin.
Join us at 8:25 a.m. Central time to hear about a special aspect of living around the world’s largest freshwater lake—from history to current issues—and also hear what’s happening around the lake and how you can get involved.
|The Lake Superior Binational Forum recently offered a webinar about the impacts of climate change on the human and natural environments in the Lake Superior basin.
This webinar entitled “Planning for the Future: Municipalities, Marinas, and Climate Change Impacts” offered a comprehensive discussion of measurable indicators that show trends of a changing climate, and offered resources for how local elected officials, tribal officials, resource managers, and marina operators can adapt to changing conditions in the future. You can watch the speakers’ PowerPoint’s and listen to the discussion.