Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1061

Crown Five Year Forest Operating Plan, District 7, BayD'Espoir

Proponent: Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    • The proponent, Newfoundland Forest Service, has registered the Five Year Operating Plan for Forest Management District 7 (Bay D'Espoir). The undertaking will consist of timber harvesting, road construction, silviculture and ecosystem management activities. This undertaking is necessary to allow harvesting of mature softwood and hardwood stands, construction of primary access roads and carry out various silviculture and ecosystem management activities to sustain other resource values. Existing Crown commercial operators and domestic users will, by authority of the proponent under the Forestry Act and Regulations, be permitted to carry out all relevant forest management activities. Forest Management District 7 covers an area of approximately 1,200,000 hectares.
  • March 6, 2003 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 10, 2003 - Public comments are due.
  • May 21, 2003 - The Minister released the undertaking from further environmental assessment.
  • Documents:
    • Registration
      • Text PDF (1.4 MB)
      • Appendices:
        • 01 List of Stakeholders (3 Pg)
        • 02 Overview Map of Proposed Harvesting Blocks (1 Pg)
        • 03a Operating Area Forms for Proposed Operating Area (13 Pg)
        • 03b 1:50,000 Scale Maps of Proposed Harvesting Blocks (13 Pg)
        • 04 Overview Map of Proposed Resource Roads (1 Pg)
        • 05 1:50,000 Sale Maps of Proposed Resource Roads (5 Pg)
        • 06 Overview Map of Proposed Silviculture Treatments (1 Pg)
        • 07 1:50,000 Scale Maps of Silviculture Treatments (19 Pg)
        • 08 Overview Map of Proposed Domestic Harvest Areas (1 Pg)
        • 09 1:50,000 Scale Maps of Proposed Domestic Harvest (26 Pg)
        • 10 Guidelines - Ecologically Based Forest Management (19 Pg)
        • 11 Minutes of Planning Team Meetings (2 Pg)
  • Public Notices:

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