Slideshow: Boundary Waters Blowdown: 10 years later

John Pierce
U.S. Forest Service recreation planner John Pierce surveys regrowth on the shore of Moose Lake north of Ely.
MPR Photo/Nate Minor

Ten years after millions of trees blew down in Minnesota's pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the forest is in the midst of a comeback.

Read more about the area's regrowth a decade after the July 4, 1999, storm that flattened more than 400,000 acres of forests.

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