Forest Stewardship Plan – Nootka Forest Operation

The 2011 Nootka Forest Stewardship Plan was prepared and approved by the Ministry of Forests and Range under the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA). Forest Stewardship Plans do not show specific locations of proposed harvest areas and roads. Instead, the FSP identifies larger Forest Development Units (FDUs) within which harvesting and road construction may occur over a five-year period. Forestry activities conducted within FDUs must be consistent with results and strategies specified in the FSP. These results and strategies in turn must be consistent with FRPA and government approved objectives for the management of forest resources in the planning area. Stakeholders were invited to provide information during a 60-day review and comment.

The following document was submitted to government for approval:

Nootka Forest Stewardship Plan (Nov 21, 2011)

The 2011 Nootka Forest Stewardship Plan was approved by the Campbell River Forest District, District Manager, on November 25, 2011 and replaces the 2006 Nootka Forest Stewardship Plan:

Nootka FSP Approval (Nov 25, 2011)

The following document was created to include all applicable background information in support of the 2011 Nootka FSP. This document was provided to Government:

Background Information

WFP welcomes comments related to planning and forest management activities in the Nootka Sound area at any time. General comments provided may be used to improve future versions of planning documents. Information about specific resource features will be considered in site level plans and is best communicated to us by contacting the Nootka Forest Operation directly. Correspondence may be directed to the postal or email addresses below:

Operational Contacts
Paul Kutz, RPF or Doug Meske RPF
Western Forest Products Inc.
Nootka Forest Operation
P.O. Box 220
Gold River, B.C. V0P 1G0
Phone: (250) 283-2803 or (250) 283-2825

Email: PKutz@westernforest.com or DMeske@westernforest.com

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