Stauber to host forum on BWCA permits in ElyFeb 07, 2019 03:48PM ● By Editor
From timber jay.com - February 7, 2019
HERMANTOWN, MN – Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) will host a forum this weekend to give stakeholders the opportunity to express their concerns regarding the failure of recreation.gov and the subsequent inability to book permits for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA).
“The BWCA reservation system failure has already had a massive impact on business owners and families across Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District and beyond,” said Stauber. “Since the website crashed last Wednesday morning, my office has heard from countless outdoor enthusiasts along with outfitters who are concerned with their ability to provide timely customer service and the harmful impact this crash could have on Northern Minnesota’s local economy. This forum will be a useful platform to express any concerns pertaining to the failures of recreation.gov.”
WHAT: Forum for stakeholders to discuss concerns regarding the failure of the BWCA Reservation System.
WHERE: Grand Ely Lodge, 400 N. Pioneer Rd, Ely, MN 55731
WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 AM CT