Municipal Affairs and Environment


Registration 1911

Buchans Plateau ATV Trails

Proponent: Plateau Outfitters Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

 The proponent proposes to develop three ATV trails to access their outfitting lodge on Spruce Lake and remote hunting areas in the Buchans Plateau. The proposed ATV trails include a 7.4 kilometre trail to provide access from the Buchans Plateau transmission line to Spruce Lake, a 2.2 kilometre trail to provide access to southeastern hunting areas, and a 9.4 kilometre trail to provide access to southwestern hunting areas. The three trails lie in the footprint of existing trails that will be further developed to provide access to a licensed outfitting lodge and remote hunting areas. 

The undertaking was registered on July 21, 2017; the deadline for public comments is August 25, 2017; and the minister’s decision is due by September 4, 2017.

  • July 21, 2017 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 25, 2017 - Deadline for public comments.
  • September 4, 2017 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • January 31, 2018 - The Minister announced that the project is released.
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