Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1240

Cavendish Critch's Mink Fur Farm

Proponent: Henry and Mildred Critch

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent proposes to develop a mink fur farm for up to 200 female breeding mink on Fox Farm Road , located 1,000 metres off Route 80 between Hearts Delight and Cavendish, at the former Kinsella Fox Farm property. Construction is planned to include three 28 metre long sheds (one 6 metres wide and two 3 metres wide) during the 2006 construction season. There will be temporary storage of manure on site before transportation to local farmers for spreading on their fields. Feed preparation and pelting will be contracted to existing off-site operations.
  • February 21, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 30, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • April 7, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • April 13, 2006 - The Minister announced the project has been released from further environmental assessment review.

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