Janet Rashleigh Wood, an avid canoeist, views a portion of burned forest near Skull Lake, south of the community of Elk Lake, on July 12. The North Bay 72 fire swept through the region one year ago destroying 27,300 hectares of forest in just over a month’s time. But the good news is the forest is regenerating itself. The nearby Lade Evelyn Smoothwater Provincial Park is open to the public. (Staff photo by Sue Nielsen)

Forest regenerates year after massive wildfire

Sue Nielsen Speaker Reporter JAMES TOWNSHIP — It’s an eerie feeling as you walk through the charred forest after a wildfire has decimated the landscape. It’s a gloomy scene. Pine…

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Forest regenerates year after massive wildfire was last modified: August 14th, 2019 by Editorial Staff