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Canadian wildfire manager reflects on tough start to summer as smoke impacts air quality

Jane Park is a fire and vegetation specialist in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. (Courtesy of Jane Park)
Jane Park is a fire and vegetation specialist in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. (Courtesy of Jane Park)

Poor air quality stemming from fires burning across Canada is again choking major American cities. It’s a repeat of smoky conditions from a few weeks ago.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Jane Park, a fire and vegetation specialist in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, about her work to help manage the fires.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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