Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1266

Crown Dist 17 (Castor River) Forestry Plan Amendment

Proponent: NF & Lab. Forest Service, Dept. of Natural Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proponent proposes to construct 1.8 kilometres of Class 2 primary forest access road, and harvest approximately 11,332 cubic metres of merchantable softwood in a 168 hectare area approximately 3 kilometres east of the community of Castor River South, on the Northern Peninsula . This area falls outside the current District 17 Five-Year Operating Plan. The operation will be an integrated sawlog/pulpwood operation, utilizing mechanical harvesters and forwarders. The undertaking was registered on June 12, 2006; Public comments are due by July 19, 2006; and, the Minister's decision is due by July 27, 2006.
  • June 12, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 19, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • July 27, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 28, 2006 - the Minister announced the undertaking has been released from further environmental assessment review.

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