Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1734

Indian River-Springdale Branch Forage Farm

Proponent: D&J Farms

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to develop approximately 10 hectares of land for forage production adjacent to and on the north side of Indian River, approximately 650 metres south west of the junction of Springdale Branch (Route 390) and King’s Point Branch (Route 391). All arable soils will be developed for forage (hay) production and all non-arable soils including a 15-metre buffer next to Indian River will be left intact. There is an existing access road to the site. Land clearing and development will start in the spring of 2014.

  • December 4, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 10, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • January 18, 2014 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • February 3, 2014 - The minister has announced that the project is released.

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