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Forest activity ban relaxed as fire risk falls

CBC News
June 25, 2020
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada East, Canada

The risk of forest fires in New Brunswick has fallen “significantly” since last Friday, but there are still several burning and restrictions on activity in the woods will continue through the weekend, says the minister of natural resources and energy development. There are nine fires burning in the province, according to the provincial government’s latest fire activity report — one in the Edmundston area, two in the Bathurst area and six in the Miramichi area. All of them are under control. …The Crown land activity ban was relaxed Thursday to allow forestry and recreational travel outside of the highest risk hours. …Compliance with the order has been very good, said the minister, and there’s been “very little” pushback from anyone, including the forestry industry.

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