Municipal Affairs and Environment


Crown 5-Year Operating Plan Zone 3  (2017-2021)

Proponent:  Forest Service, Dept. Fisheries, Forestry and Agrifoods

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal for a Five-Year Sustainable Forest Management Plan for Zone 3 consisting of Forest Management Districts 4, 5, 6 and 8.  Zone 3 extends from Seal Bay in the northwest, easterly to New-Wes-Valley, southerly to Terra Nova National Park and westerly to the general area of the Bay D’Espoir Highway.  The plan describes timber harvesting operations, construction of access roads and silviculture activities.  This undertaking is necessary to maintain and or expand the existing commercial industry and allow for domestic harvesting for home heating.  The plan covers the period from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021.  

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