Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1457

Northwest Arm Crown Districts 4/5/6/8 5-Year Operating Plan Amendment (2007-2011)

Proponent: Department of Natural Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking to amend its Forest Management Districts 4/5/6/8 Five-year Forest Operating Plan (2007-2011). The amendment concerns the creation of a new commercial harvest block in the Northwest Arm area (approximately eight kilometres north of Glovertown). The amendment includes the harvesting of approximately 1,430 cubic metres of merchantable hardwood timber (representing 31 hectares). The forestry office in District Five (Gambo) will be issuing the commercial operating permit with respect to this undertaking. There is no silviculture or road construction associated with this amendment. Domestic harvest activities will commence following approval and will be harvested throughout the winter season of 2009-2010.

  • November 24, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • December 30, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • January 7, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.

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