Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1030

CBPPL Five Year Forest Mgmt Plan Dist 15 (Corner Brook) 2003-07

Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent has submitted a five year operating plan for Forest Management District 15, which is centrally located around the Corner Brook Area. District 15 is primarily bounded by Grand Lake to the east, Gallants to the south, and Gros Morne National Park to the north. The plan covers the operating period from January 2003 to December 2007. It describes past forestry activities, wood supply and harvesting, silviculture activities, road construction and environmental protection. The plan describes a potential harvest of 288,400 cubic meters of timber each year (1,442,000 cubic meters total). Planned construction of 300 kilometers of primary forest access roads. Also proposed are silviculture treatment on 5,500 hectares by pre-commercial thinning and 1,500 hectares by planting.
  • July 25, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • November 13, 2002 - The Minister announced that the project has been conditionally released from further environmental assessment.

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