FROM JANUARY 13 TO FEBRUARY 7, 2020
New forestry activities have been added to the 2018-2023 Operational Integrated Forest Management Plan (PAFIO) for the following management units (UA): Coulonge (UA 71-51 and 71-52), Basse-Lièvre (UA 72-51) and Haute-Gatineau-et-du-Cabonga (UA 73-51, 73-52 and 74-51).
Delegated by the Outaouais MRCs and the City of Gatineau, the MRC Pontiac is mandated by the MFFP, trough his Sustainable Forest Management Program, to organize and conduct this consultation.
From January 13 to March 7, 2020, the MRC Pontiac invites the public to express its concerns regarding the new forestry activities that have been added to the 2018-2023 Outaouais Operational Integrated Forest Management Plan (PAFIO) .
Content of new activities
New potential sectors (SIP) for forestry activities as well as roads and other infrastructures to be constructed or improved have been added to the 2018-2023 PAFIO. SIP are composed of Commercial¹ and Non-commercial² sylvicultural works.
¹ "Commercial sylvicultural works" involve timber harvest.
² "Non-commercial sylviculral works" are intended to put harvested areas back into production after wood harvesting. These activities may include site preparation, reforestation and cleaning of regeneration, pre-commercial thinning and clearing.
TO CONSULT THE PAFIO
You can review PAFIO new activities.
You may also consult the 2018-2023 PAFIO, by appointment, weekdays between 8:30 am and 12:00 noon, and between 1 and 4:30 pm at these offices of the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP):
TO SUBMIT COMMENTS
You can send your comments using the georeferenced form integrated in the interactive map until February 7, 2020 at 11 h 59 pm.
Or upload a PDF document containing your comments.
Your comments will be forwarded to the Coordinator of the Outaouais Regional Table of Integrated Resources and Land Management (TRGIRTO) who will produce a report for the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks.
The purpose of this consultation is to collect feedback on the proposed forestry plans. It does not allow for the revision of the use of public land or associated rights.
Important: If you have never participated in a Public Consultation on the Operational Integrated Forest Management Plan (PAFIO) in the Outaouais region and would like to be informed of upcoming public consultations, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating “Please add me to the mailing list” in the email subject line.