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A hillside of trees are burned along the Island River, Minn. in the Pagami Creek

Biologists say BWCA fire will help moose habitat


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Count Minnesota's moose experts among those quietly celebrating the fire that has burned more than 160 square miles in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Wildlife biologist Mike Schrage has taken many flights over the area of the Boundary Waters where the fire is burning while researching Minnesota's moose population. And he's noticed fewer moose there compared to other areas of northeastern Minnesota.

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