Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1694

Forest Management District 23 Five Year Operating Plan (2013-2017)

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 23 for the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2017. Forest Management District 23 is situated on the mid-Labrador coast and is generally bounded by Groswater Bay and Lake Melville in the south, the Mulligan and Red Wine Rivers in the west and the Kanainktok Bay River and Kanainktok Bay in the north. The Plan describes proposed forestry operations including: the harvesting of approximately 78,500 cubic metres of timber, the construction of approximately 20 kilometres of primary forest access road and silviculture activities on approximately 375 hectares.

  • February 28, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 9, 2013 - Deadline for public comments.
  • April 14, 2013 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • July 19, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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