Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1057

Five Year Forest Operating Plan, District 8 (Exploit'sBay)

Proponent: Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    • The proponent proposes a five year operating plan which presents the proposed forest ecosystem management activities on Crown limits in Management District 8 for the period April 1, 2003 to March 31, 2008. The District is referred to as the Exploit?s Bay Management District and is located on the northeast coast of the Island of Newfoundland. Proposed activities include: harvesting, road construction, silviculture, environmental protection, and monitoring.
  • February 14, 2003 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 11, 2003 - The Minister announced that the undertaking was released from environmental assessment subject to terms and condtions.
  • Documents:
    • Registration
      • Text PDF (1.5 MB)
      • Figures:
        • 1 Landscape Disturbances (1 Page)
        • 2 Major Forest Working Groups (1 Page)
        • 3 Ecoregions and Natural Areas (1 Page)
        • 4 Forest Age Class Distribution (1 Page)
        • 5 Water Resources and Riparian Areas (1 Page)
        • 6a Tourism Assets relative to proposed harvest blocks (1 Page)
        • 6b Tourism Assets relative to proposed harvest blocks (1 Page)
        • 7 Age Class Structure (1 Page)
      • Appendices:
        • 1b Overview map of land tenure 1:250,000 (1 Page)
        • 2a Overview map - harvesting & access roads 1:250,000(1 Pg)
        • 2b-1 Base Harvest Maps 1:50,000 (27 Pages)
        • 2b-2 Partition Harvest Maps 1:50,000 (15 Pages)
        • 3a Overview map of silviculture treatments 1:250,000 (1 Page)
        • 3b-1 Maps 1-20 1:50,000 (20 Pages)
        • 3b-2 Maps 21-40 1:50,000 (20 Pages)
        • 3b-3 Maps 41-52 1:50,000 (12 Pages)
        • 4a Overview map of domestic harvesting 1:250,000 (1 Page)
        • 5a Past harvesting and roads from 1998-2001 (1 Page)
        • 5b Crown Silviculture from 1998-2001 (1 Page)
      • Appendices available on paper copy only*:
        • 1a List of Stakeholders
        • 2b Summary of harvesting and road construction (Table)
        • 3b Summary of silviculture treatments (Table)
        • 2c List of Tourism Assests defined by Planning Team
        • 4b Detailed maps of domestic harvesting
        • 6a Habitat requirements of indicgenous species
        • 6b Christmas bird counts at TNNP
        • 6c Songbird census
        • 6d Dr. Montevecchi's checklist of birds of insular Newfoundland
        • 6e Bird counts by Exploits Valley Development Association
        • 6f Census information migratory bird populations
        • 7 Description of Digital Stream Crossing Inventory Classification
        • 8a Guidelines for Ecologically Based Forest Management
        • 8b Environmental Approval for Crown operations, Dog Bay Pond
        • 8c Crown contractor road construction guidelines
        • 9a Mean Annual Increment of major forest working groups
        • 9b Permanent sample plot data for regenerating stands in District 8
  • Public Notices:

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