Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1294

Abitibi District 5 Five Year Forestry Plan (2007- 2011)

Proponent: Abitibi Consolidated

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proponent has submitted a Five Year Operating Plan for Forest Management District 5.Forest Management District 5 is known as Bonavista North and is bounded by Gander River to the west, Bonavista Bay and Terra Nova National Park on the east and Gander Lake , Gambo Pond and Terra Nova Lake on the south, and includes Fogo Island . The Five Year Plan describes forest activities during the past five year planning period and proposed forest activities for the next planning period, including harvesting, road building, silviculture and forest protection.
  • September 19, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 27, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • November 3, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • December 22, 2006 - The Minister announced the project has been released from further environmental assessment review, subject to conditions.

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