Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1443

Goose Arm, Deer Lake Forage Production

Proponent: Headline Holsteins Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop approximately 260 hectares of suitable land for forage production within a Crown Land Agricultural Lease in the Deer Lake Agricultural Development Area. The proposed site is in the Goose Arm Road area on the north shore of Deer Lake. It is adjacent to other Crown Land Leases currently being farmed by Headline Holsteins Limited. The site is surrounded by wooded areas and is bounded by Deer Lake to the south, Crown Land to the west, Goose Arm Road to the north and other agricultural leases operated by Headline Holsteins to the east. Development of this proposal will require the cutting of trees, removal of rocks, leveling and preparing the land for crops intended for consumption by livestock. Land development is proposed to begin in fall 2009.

The undertaking was registered on August 31, 2009; public comments are due by October 07, 2009; and the Minister's decision is due by October 15, 2009.

  • August 31, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 7, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • October 15, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • November 20, 2009 - The Minister released the undertaking.

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