Day: August 31, 2017

In Print: Baeten Essay on Post-Mining Landscapes

BaetenAn essay by John Baeten (Social Sciences), titled “Filling Mines with Fish: Rebranding the Mesabi Range as a Recreational Landscape” has been published by The Living Landscape Observer. Baeten’s essay explores the complex story of Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range, tracing the effects of heritage tourism and environmental reclamation on a region long known as a center of extractive industry.