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Forest Management Plan and Technical Review Comments
Sakâw Askiy Management Inc is amending the strategic 20-year Forest Management Plan (FMP) for the Prince Albert Forest Management Agreement (PA FMA) area. The amendment is being written to address current operational realities that were not sufficiently addressed in the FMP itself:
The desired outcome of this Amendment is a framework for managing sawlog and hardwood utilization issues that is ecologically appropriate and ensures the sustainability of the forest is not compromised, while providing flexibility in forest management planning and compliance to deal with changing market conditions.
The public is invited to comment on an initial draft of the Amendment.
Links to the draft document and a presentation on various wood supply model runs to learn about the impacts of these operational realities on the sustainable wood supply, are found below. The findings from that modeling work have been used in developing the practices, operational controls and monitoring proposed in the draft Amendment for dealing with these current utilization issues.
Please provide comments to Diane Roddy, R.P.F., at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Comments: September 21, 2018
Sakâw Askiy Management Inc., holds the Forest Management Agreement and is responsible for monitoring and reporting on harvesting, hauling and silviculture operations.
The total area (land, water, swamp) of the FMA is 3.3 million hectares with 2.6 million being forested. Timber harvesting is expected to be possible on 1.6 million hectare or 58% of the forested area.
Sakâw is currently operating under the existing Forest Management Plan established by Weyerhaeuser Canada. The new Management Plan is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Sakâw, through its member companies, compiles an operating plan each year describing the activities that are planned to occur (harvesting, road building, etc).
PUBLIC ADVISORY GROUP DOCUMENTS
Sakâw Public Advisory Group documents can be found on this page.