Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1446

Glenfair Farms Cranberry Farm Development, Wooddale

Proponent: Glenfair Farms Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop 8 hectares of cranberry beds six kilometres from New Bay Road off the Wooddale main access road. The development will include removal of vegetation and the installation of irrigation and sediment ponds, berms, bed drainage tile and water control structures. Sand, fertilizers and standard pesticides will be applied to the cranberry beds during operation. Harvesting of the cranberries includes flooding each field, in succession, with approximately 40-45 centimetres of water and removal with a cranberry beater. The project is schedule to commence between July - September 2010 if approved.

  • September 23, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 29, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • November 7, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.

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