Second Woodlot License in Peace River Region

Minister of Agriculture and Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm, says, “This new woodlot is an important step as we look for ways to enhance
the timber supply, protect jobs and enhance community involvement in
managing our local forest resources.”

The new licence is expected to generate new job opportunities across the region.

The deadline for submissions in March 31st.

Applications and details are available by clicking here

In February, the Province announced it was accepting bids on the 1,118-
hectare woodlot W2098, which is northwest of Dawson Creek.

The initial allowable annual cut on the woodlot is 1,763 cubic metres.
Deadline for submissions was March 5, 2014.

Woodlot licences are small, area-based tenures that combine private
land with up to 800 hectares of Crown land on the Coast and 1,200
hectares of Crown land in the Interior.

The Province’s 860 woodlots generate local jobs in planning, harvesting, road construction and maintenance, reforestation, silviculture and small-scale timber
processing.