Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1737

District 2 - Crown Five-Year Operating Plan (2012-2016) Amendment

Proponent: Department of Natural Resources

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The Department of Natural Resources proposes an amendment to the current Crown Five- Year Operating Plan for Forestry Management District 2 (Harvest Block C0224). This harvest block is located on crown land approximately six kilometres south of the community of Lethbridge. The proposed amendment will provide continued access to Harvest Block C0224 and an additional 178 hectares of forested land and 15,170 cubic metres of harvestable timber northwest of Big Pond that was heavily disturbed due to past practices and in need of remedial harvesting. The amendment includes 3.2 kilometres of primary access road construction, 0.5 kilometres of which was approved in the Five-Year Operating Plan.

  • January 9, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • February 14, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • February 23, 2014 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • April 28, 2014 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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