Municipal Affairs and Environment

Crown Five Year Forest Operating Plan, District 18, (Roddickton) 2002-2007

Registration 1000

Proponent: Dept.of Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent has submitted a five year forest operating plan for Crown Land in District 18 (Roddickton), which is located on the northern half of the Great Northern Peninsula. The plan covers the operating period from April 2002 to March 2007. The plan describes past forestry activities, the allocation of wood supply and harvesting, silviculture activities, road construction and environmental protection. The plan describes a potential harvest of approximately 108,000 cubic metres of timber each year by commercial and domestic harvesting. Construction of 136 kilometres of forest access roads is proposed. Also proposed is 3,950 hectares of silviculture treatment through stand reclamation, planting and thinning.
  • January 24, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 1, 2002 - Public comments were due.
  • August 2, 2002 - The Minister released the project from the environmental assessment process.

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