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Wildfires / Canada / West / National Parks #734323

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 02, 2003
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Wildfires in western Canada shown; statistics cited of wildfires in the West.

(Los Angeles: Taina Hernandez) The forest fire in Glacier National Park featured; scenes shown of the flames; details given of the economic impact. [Park superintendent Mick HOLM†- comments.] [Craftsman Glen HODGES†, hotel owner Terry SHERBURNE‡- talk about the tourism season.] The three-year decline in attendance in the nation's national parks noted. [Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Jeff RUCH†- cites the reasons for the visitors' falloff.]

Woodruff, Bob;
Hernandez, Taina

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