Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1415

Crown District 21 Five Year Operating Plan (2007-11) Amendment

Proponent: Department of Natural Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking to amend the Five-year Forest Operating Plan in Crown District 21 (Labrador) (2007-2011) to allow the harvest of insect killed and damaged timber resulting from a hemlock looper outbreak near Charlottetown, Port Hope Simpson, Mary’s Harbour and other areas. Two new operating areas of approximately 285 hectares will be harvested (40,000 m3) and 2.4 kilometres of primary forest access road is to be constructed.

  • March 26, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • May 1, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • May 10, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • May 21, 2009 - The Minister releases the undertaking.

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