We work with passionate volunteers to promote sustainable recreation and natural resource conservation on public land in NE Minnesota. 


The northwoods of northeastern Minnesota are well-known for their natural beauty and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Focusing on the Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the Northwoods Volunteer Connection coordinates volunteers to complete work on public lands that keeps our forests healthy and trails and campsites open for use. We take care of the logistics and provide the tools and equipment needed to complete the job. All you have to do is show up and lend a hand!

Our volunteer projects offer opportunities to gain new experiences while exploring and protecting Minnesota's northwoods.


What's new?

We celebrated a successful second year in 2017 with expanded volunteer programs and even more projects on the ground. Check out our Annual Report!



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