Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1739

Amendment to Crown Five-Year Operating Plan FM District 1 (2012-2016)

Proponent: Forestry and Agrifoods Agency

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted an amendment to their Five-Year Operating Plan to allow access to 37 hectares of mature balsam fir and spruce stands that have reached an operable age for harvesting adjacent to an approved agriculture development area. The management of the area will be completed by a commercial harvesting and sawmill contractor from Forest Management District 1. A new two kilometer class D road is proposed to access the area and the adjacent agricultural development. Operations will commence in the spring and continue through the 2014 operating season.

  • January 28, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 10, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • March 10, 2014 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • September 10, 2014 - The minister announced that the project is released.

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