Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1425

Peters River Cranberry Farm

Proponent: Peters River Cranberry (TBI)

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop a 100 hectare cranberry bog in the Wooddale area, at the end of Wooddale South Road, and adjacent to Peters River. Construction will include the development of the upper area of the bog into 15 hectares of cranberry field beds, with a reservation of approximately 30 hectares in the lower bog for future expansion. This development will include an irrigation/sediment pond, auxiliary buildings, water control structures, drainage tile in the bed, an access road, and berm construction. Harvesting includes flooding each field with 45 centimetres of water, independently, and removal with a cranberry beater. The project is scheduled to commence in July, 2009 if approved.

  • June 8, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 15, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • July 23, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 31, 2009 - The Minister Released the undertaking.

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