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Idaho wildfire smoke event aims to tackle public health effects in region

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 file photo, a jogger runs along McCovey Cove outside Oracle Park in San Francisco, under darkened skies from wildfire smoke. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

On Nov. 12, a group of experts will convene to talk about timely dual challenges facing Idaho and the west: Wildfire smoke and community health.

Idaho Matters talks with Luke Montrose of Boise State University and Curtis Noonan from the University of Montana who are organizing the second annual digital symposium on the topic.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!