Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1616

Forest Management District 22: Crown Five-Year Operating Plan (2012-2016)

Proponent: Department of Natural Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a Five-Year Operating Plan for Forest Management District 22. District 22 is generally located in Western Labrador, bounded by the Quebec- Newfoundland and Labrador border in the west and Forest Management Districts 19b, 23 and 24 to the east and north. The five-year plan describes proposed forestry operations from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2016 such as forest access road construction and decommissioning, proposed allocation of wood supply and forest harvesting, silviculture, forest protection, forest management research and monitoring and conservation activities. A total of approximately 38,890 cubic metres of timber is scheduled to be harvested by the proponent in District 22 over the next five years. New primary access road construction is expected to total 9.1 kilometres.

  • November 22, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • December 27, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • January 6, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • February 1, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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