NELSON - The public is invited to review and comment on BC Timber Sales' latest operating plan for logging and road building in the Arrow and Cascadia timber supply areas until Jan. 3, 2014.
The operating plan provides detailed information on proposed logging and road construction activities and meets requirements as outlined in BC Timber Sales' approved 2006-16 forest stewardship plan for the Arrow Boundary forest district.
The plan includes information on proposed logging in the following geographic areas: Whatshan Lake, Snowshoe Lake, Edgewood, Christie Creek, Hills, Bulldog Mountain, Brooklyn Creek, Moberly-Shields Creek, Gem Hill - 11 Mile, College-Judkin Creek, South Murphy-Hanna Creek, and Big Sheep and Swehaw Creek.
Maps showing the general location of the proposed development (1:20,000 scale) can be viewed online (files are best viewed by right clicking and choosing 'save as...') at: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/ftp/TKO/external/!publish/FSP/FSP-2011-2016/Arrow-Boundary-FSP/Operating%20Plan%20%239%20Arrow/
BC Timber Sales - Kootenay Business Area has achieved sustainable forest management certification under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative standard for all its harvesting operations.
Rick Mazzocchi, RPF
BC Timber Sales, Kootenay Business Area
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations