Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1667

Bird Cove – St. Margaret’s Bay Hiking and ATV Trails

Proponent: Town of Bird Cove & St. Barbe Development Association

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal for the construction and development of a system of hiking and ATV trails near the town of Bird Cove along the shoreline of St. Margaret’s Bay on the Northern Peninsula. The walking trails will be approximately one metre in width, and the ATV trails will be 2.5 metres in width. The total length of trails to be developed will be 9.25 kilometres and will be a combination of natural surfaces with boardwalks in wet areas. The proposed work is scheduled to begin during the fall of 2012 or spring 2013.

  • August 29, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 9, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • October 13, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 19, 2012 - The Minister announced that the project is released.


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