GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Chapter II – Protection of particular places and territories
Division II – Special provisions applicable to Native portage trials, Native campgrounds and Native gathering or sojourn areas

Section 24

Native portage trails and Native gathering or sojourn areas referred to in sections 19 to 22 must be indicated in the numeric information layers used for forest planning after having been recognized by the Native band council concerned.

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Objective

  • To provide protection for a known place or territory in the public forest

Explanations

The numeric information layers used in forest planning contain the most up-to-date map data on Native portage trails, Native campgrounds and Native gathering or sojourn areas recognized by Native band councils.

Places that are not indicated in the numeric information layers cannot be taken into consideration when planning forestry work and are therefore not protected by the provisions of this Regulation. However, the consultations on the integrated forest development plans give participants an opportunity to express their concerns about the potential impacts of the proposed activities for these places, and may, where necessary, give rise to particular protection agreements.