Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1671

Robinsons Wood Bison Farm

Proponent: Michelle Young

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal for the development of a 35-hectare wood bison farm located on Farm Road off the Trans Canada Highway, near Robinsons. The development of the farm will include: the construction of a handling/corral system and a Norsteel building; clearing of land for paddocks, perimeter fencing and boundary line and construction of fencing. The farm will start with a foundation herd of 15 animals and have an estimated total number of 96 animals by year ten. Future expansion of the farm includes the addition of a 20-hectare parcel of land located along Farm Road. Construction of the farm is expected to being in the fall 2012 and be completed in four to six months.

  • September 18, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 26, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • November 1, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • April 5, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.


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