Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1428

RECON Cranberry Farm (Peter's River Area)

Proponent: Recon (TBI)

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop a 100 hectare cranberry bog in the east of Wooddale, north of Route 350, in the Peters River basin. Construction will include the development of bog into 26 hectares of cranberry field beds. This development will include an irrigation/sediment pond, auxiliary buildings, water control structures, drainage tile in the bed, an access road, and berm construction. Harvesting includes flooding each field with 45 centimetres of water, independently, and removal with a cranberry beater. The project is scheduled to commence in July, 2009 if approved.

  • June 8, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 15, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • July 23, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 31, 2009 - The Minister Released the undertaking.

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