Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 984

Abitibi Consolidated District 6 Five-Year Plan (Glenwood)

Proponent: Abitibi Consolidated

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent proposes forest activities in District 6 for the five year planning period 2002 to 2006, which includes harvesting, forest access road construction, silviculture and forest protection. District 6, known as Glenwood Management District, encompasses the area bounded by Districts 5 and 8 on the north, by District 4 on the east, by District 7 on the south, and by Districts 11 and 12 on the west. The largest body of water in the district is Gander Lake and the two main river systems are the Northwest and Southwest Gander Rivers.

    The scheduled harvest is located in two operating areas. The CBPP Exchange Operating Area (Little Gull River area at Third Berry Hill Pond) consists of 50,000 cubic meters over the five year period, and the South Gander Lake Operating Area consists of 28,000 cubic meters over the five year period. Proposed silviculture activities consist of site preparation and planting of 70 hectares in the Junction Pond Operating Area. A total of approximately 40 kilometres of forest access road is proposed for construction.

  • November 13, 2001 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 14, 2002 - The Minister conditionally releases the undertaking.

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