Consultation is now closed
FROM NOVEMBER 28 TO DECEMBER 23 2023
The public is invited to participate in the public consultation on new potential areas of intervention under the Operational Integrated Forest Management Plans (PAFIO) 2023-2028 for the Coulonge field units (UA 071-51 and 071-52), the Basse-Lièvre (UA 072-51) and the Haute-Gatineau-et-du-Cabonga (UA 073-51, 073-52 and 074-51).
The MRC of Pontiac has received the mandate from the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts (MRNF) to conduct this public consultation in the Outaouais region.
From November 28 to December 23, 2023, the MRC of Pontiac invites the public to express its concerns regarding the addition of potential areas of intervention on the public forest territory of the Outaouais as part of the PAFIO.
Content of potential new areas of intervention
The potential new areas of intervention relate to commercial and non-commercial silvicultural work that could be initiated as early as April 2024.
These types of work may include the harvesting of wood, the recovery of wood affected by spruce budworm, field preparation, reforestation, the release of regeneration, pre-commercial thinning and cleaning, and road construction and rehabilitation.
To participate in an information session
In collaboration with the MRC Pontiac, the MRNF will hold a virtual information session on this public consultation to:
- Specify the proposed work
- Specify how to comment online
- Specify the action taken on comments made in public consultation
- Answer your questions
These information sessions will be held virtually via Zoom:
- Tuesday, December 5, 2023 from 12:00 to 13:30 – Register before December 5 at 10:00
- Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 19:00 to 20:30 – Register before December 7 at 15:00
A web link and instructions will then be sent to you by email.
To consult the potential sectors of intervention that are added to the PAFIO
You can explore potential new areas of intervention that are added to the PAFIO.
Individuals who do not have access to an Internet service or wish to obtain more information should contact Consultationpafi-Outaouais@mrnf.gouv.qc.ca or leave a voice message at 819 246-4827 ext. 701449. A MRNF representative will respond to voice messages and emails within two business days.
To provide your feedback
You can comment online using the geo-referenced form integrated into the interactive map until December 23, 2023 at 23h59.
Or upload a PDF with your comments until December 23, 2023 at 23h59.
Your comments will be forwarded to the coordinator of the Table régionale de gestion intégrée des ressources et du territoire de l'Outaouais (TRGIRTO), who will produce a report for the MRNF.
The purpose of this consultation is to gather feedback on proposed forest planning. It does not review the use of public land or the rights granted to it.
For more information on this public consultation, please contact Charles Blais at email@example.com or 819-664-1987.