Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1558

Crown Districts 9 & 16 – Five-Year Operating Plan Amendment

Proponent: Forestry and Agrifoods Agency

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

This project details an amendment for two additional harvesting areas in the current Five- Year Operating Plan for Forestry Management Districts 9 and 16 near Hampden. The two areas in this amendment were recently transferred from Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited to the Crown. The amendment areas are located in District 9 (area adjacent to Hampden Highway) and in District 16 (Clam Pond). The timber from these two areas will be harvested by sawmillers and pulpwood contractors from the White Bay area with a potential annual harvest of approximately11,000 cubic metres per year. Approximately four kilometres of primary access road will be constructed in the summer of 2011 to access timber for harvest in the early winter of 2012.

  • February 11, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 22, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • March 28, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • February 27, 2011 - The project is withdrawn.

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