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

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Chapter IV – Wildife habitat protection Division I – Prohibited forest development activities

Section 47

No forest development activity may take place in the following wildlife habitats:
  1. a caribou calving area north of the 52nd parallel;
  2. a cliff inhabited by a colony of birds;
  3. a muskrat habitat;
  4. the site where a heronry’s nests are located;
  5. an island or peninsula inhabited by a colony of birds;
  6. a salt lick.

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Objective

  • To preserve the integrity of a wildlife habitat

Additional information

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, 5, 19 to 22, 47, 50, 52, 54, 55, 57 and 59 do not apply to the repair, maintenance or closure of forest roads or to the control of fires, insect epidemics and cryptogamic diseases.