Municipal Affairs and Environment

Five Year Management Plan District 14 (Barachois Pond) Amendment

Registration 967

Proponent: Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • The proponent proposes to construct an additional resource access road to those contained within the five year plan. The road will provide commercial operators with access to hardwood and softwood stands and facilitate future silviculture treatments. The proposed road begins approximately 1 km south of the Burgeo Highway (Route 480) and is a branch of an existing access road locally known as Jack Joes. The road will be 2.2 km long and constructed to class C standard with a 5 m driving surface. No stream crossings will be required. Timber will be harvested to accommodate the right-of-way and will be felled manually and forwarded by tractor trailer. Road construction is scheduled for the fall of 2001.
  • August 6, 2001 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 12, 2001 - The Minister announced that the undertaking was released from environmental assessment.

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