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Forest fires in northern Ontario provincial park essential to ecosystem, official says

More than 23,000 hectares of Woodland Caribou Provincial Park are currently burning due to wildfires in the region, but the acting park superintendent says that's not necessarily a bad thing.

It is an ecosystem that is fire-driven, Kent Fraser told CBC News.

"That's why we're monitoring them and not suppressing them," he said. "We're just allowing what mother nature wants to see on the landscape."

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Source: CBC News

 
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