Forest Stewardship Plan – Central Island Forest Operation

Western Forest Products Inc. within the Campbell River and North Island Natural Resource Districts gives notice and invites written comment on the proposed CIFO Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) on Vancouver Island.  The FSP covers the area on the map inset and includes areas within the vicinity of the following geographic areas:  Gold River, Tahsis, Zeballos, Fair Harbour, Nootka Island, Nootka Sound Woss, Sayward, Port McNeill and Campbell River.

The FSP shows the location of the Forest Development Unit which provides the Results and Strategies that the FSP holder will follow as it applied to the Forest and Range Practices Act.  When approved, this FSP will form the basis for future development of roads and cutblocks which lead to the issuance of a road and cutting permits by the Government which lead to the issuance of a road and cutting permits by the Government which provides the authority to build road and harvest.  In addition, the standards in which future forests are managed are identified and approved.

The proposed FSP can be viewed by appointment at the address below, from June 27, 2016 to August 29, 2016, weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays.  In can also be viewed online at www.westernforest.com.

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Western Forest Products Inc.
8010 Island Highway
Campbell River,  BC V9W 5E1

Call:  250.287.5000 for an appointment

If unable to review the proposed plan during these times, other arrangements may be able to be made.

Comments must be in writing and be received no later than August 29, 2016 to ensure they are given consideration prior to final submission of the FSP.

Please send any comments to the Attention of the Senior Operations Planner at: FSP@westernforest.com

The following documents are the current proposed FSP:

FSP Document

Maps:

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