Chapter IV – Wildife habitat protection
Division I – Prohibited forest development activities
No forest development activity may take place in the following wildlife habitats:
- a caribou calving area north of the 52nd parallel;
- a cliff inhabited by a colony of birds;
- a muskrat habitat;
- the site where a heronry’s nests are located;
- an island or peninsula inhabited by a colony of birds;
- a salt lick.
- To preserve the integrity of a wildlife habitat
The wildlife habitats in which forest development activities are prohibited are defined in section 2
of this Regulation.
It is important to note that the definition of the term “forest development activity” in section 2
of the Regulation means that the standards set out in sections 3
, 19 to 22
do not apply to the repair, maintenance or closure of forest roads or to the control of fires, insect epidemics and cryptogamic diseases.