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

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Chapter III – Protection of aquatic environments, riparian areas, wetlands and soils
Division II – Open peat bogs (unwooded) with a pond, marshes, riparian shrub swamps, lakes and permanent watercourses

Section 31

Despite section 27, a maximum of 3 visual openings may be cleared in the strip of woodland where a forest camp is established near a peat bog with a pond, a marsh, a riparian shrub swamp, a lake or a permanent watercourse. The width of each opening must not exceed 10% of the length of the strip of woodland separating the camp from those environments.

1

Objective

  • To contribute to the quality of the experience in the forest

Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

Figure 31 Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

2

Objective

  • To preserve the integrity of an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment

Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

Figure 31 Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

The stumps, grass and advance growth must be preserved in those openings.

3

Objective

  • To avoid carrying sediment into an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment

Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

Figure 31 Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

Only one road not exceeding 5 m in width and leading to the environments referred to in the first paragraph may be developed for all the openings.

4

Objectives

  • To contribute to the quality of the experience in the forest
  • To reconcile the various activities that take place in the forest

Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp

Figure 31 Clearing of openings in the strip of woodland alongside a wetland or aquatic environment located near a forest camp