Municipal Affairs and Environment


Registration 1906

Crown District 19A Five Year Forestry Operating Plan (2018-22)

Proponent: Department of Fisheries and Land Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has a submitted a proposal for a Five-Year Forest Management Plan for Forest Management District 19A. District 19A covers an area of 2.2 million hectares and is located in Upper Lake Melville, central Labrador. The undertaking will enable the harvesting of 1,035,000 cubic metres of timber, construct approximately 61 kilometres of primary forest access road, and apply silviculture prescriptions on approximately 750 hectares throughout the district within the five year period. The undertaking is necessary to maintain and/or expand the existing commercial industry and allow domestic harvest for home building and heating. The plan covers the period from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022.

The undertaking was registered on July 13, 2017; the deadline for public comments is August 21, 2017; and the minister’s decision is due by August 27, 2017.

  • July 13, 2017 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 21, 2017 - Deadline for public comments.
  • August 27, 2017 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • October 3, 2017 - The Minister announced that the project is released.
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