Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1026

Crown Forest Management District 5 Amendment

Proponent: Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent proposes to harvest 12,000 cubic metres of merchantable softwood in the Cat Bay area, Glovertown region. The timber is comprised of mature (60-80+ years) black spruce and spruce-fir stands on gentle to moderate slopes. Construction of approximately 3 kilometres of class C-2 access road will also be required to access the timber stands. Operations are anticipated to begin in mid-August 2002 and continue on a seasonal basis to 2005.
  • July 3, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 14, 2002 - Public comments are due.
  • August 28, 2002 - The Minister's released the project from further environmental assessment.

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