Proposed Timber Harvesting Site 1: KL Landfill

Legal Description:

PCL 9969 SEC CST; Mining Claim L28300 Gauthier Township

Location:

Immediately to the East of the entrance to the Kirkland Lake Dump.

Map 1: Topographic Map
Map 2: Satellite Image

Composition:

Comprises over 95% mature jack pine (80 years old)
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Special Notes:

  • All trees reserved to the Crown (and therefore Crown Dues are payable).

  • Stand is beginning to decline due to age of trees.

  • Parcel is NOT part of municipal Landowner Management Agreement.
Recommendations: 

  • That the guidance established in the Landowner Management Agreement be applied to the parcel.

  • That the Municipality consider entering into an agreement with a Timber Harvester or mill via a competitive process through which the bidders provide a provide a “lump sum” bid for the right to obtain a Forest Resource Licence (FRL) for the area from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and conduct harvesting operations.

  • That the successful bidder be required to make full payment to the Municipality in advance of harvesting, provide a performance bond to ensure that the area is successfully replanted to jack pine. Once the area was replanted, the bond would be refunded.


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