Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1151

Harcourt Mink Fur Farm

Proponent: Mr. Jorn Mogensen

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent plans to construct a mink fur farm near Harcourt, Smith Sound, Trinity Bay. The proposed fur farm will be located on a 54 hectare site, located approximately 1 kilometre east of Ryders Brook Bridge, accessed off route 232, on a former agriculture lease held by Mr. Robert Stanley. The proponent plans to introduce 3,500 bred females and to increase to 10,000 female breeders within 3 years thus producing approximately 50,000 kits. Construction on the site will include sheds to house the mink and other related structures.
  • August 31, 2004 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 5, 2004 - Public comments are due.
  • October 15, 2004 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 26, 2004 - The Minister announced the project has been released from further environmental assessment review.

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