Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 972

Five Year Operating Plan, Forest Management District 14 (Gallants to Port aux Basques)

Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • Forest Management District 14 is located in the southwest region of the Island and encompasses an area from Gallants near its northern boundary to Port aux Basques in the south with an eastern edge approaching the Grey River. The proponent proposes to harvest 70,000 cubic metres per year for a total of 350,000 cubic metres of timber over the five year period. A total of 175 kilometres of new resource road is anticipated and a silviculture program of 350 hectares of pre- commercial thinning with 250 hectares of planting per year is proposed.
  • October 30, 2001 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 9, 2002 - The Minister announced that the undertaking was released subject to terms and conditions.

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