Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1293

Crown Districts 9 & 16 Five Year Forestry Plan (2007-2011)

Proponent: Department of Natural Resources.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a Five Year Operating Plan for Forest Management Districts 9 and 16 which are combined to form Planning Zone 7 as mandated by the new planning framework legislated by the Newfoundland Forest Service. Planning Zone 7 extends from Deer Lake in the west to Cat Arm in the north and includes all of the Baie Verte Peninsula . The Five Year Plan describes: past activities in the Districts; the proposed allocation of wood supply and forest harvesting; silviculture; forest road construction; forest protection, environmental protection measures; and, monitoring and research activities from 2007 up to 2011.

  • September 18, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 24, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • November 2, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • December 27, 2006 - The Minister releases the project from further environmental assessment subject to conditions.

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