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Context and Purpose In early 2011 a proposal to develop an iron ore mine in the Penokee Hills in northern Wisconsin was first brought to the public’s attention. From the outset there has been a polarized debate often framed as … Continue reading
The Penokee Hills and the Bad River Watershed are located in Ashland and Iron Counties in very Northern Wisconsin. An iron ore mine is being considered for an area spanning some twenty miles along an ancient mountain ridge. Geologically speaking the Penokee Hills are … Continue reading
Landis Spickerman and her husband Steven are organic food growers. Their farm, Hermit Creek, is located within the region called the Penokee Hills.