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

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Chapter V – Roads, sandpits and forest infrastructures Division VI – Piling areas, forest camps and facilities used to operate a sugar bush §1. Piling area

Section 127

A person who has carried out the timber cutting and has set up a piling area must, before 1 September following the harvest year, spread over the piling area the organic matter piled during the laying out and leave the site in conditions conducive to the rapid establishment of the natural regeneration. This section does not apply to a piling area referred to in section 125 where it is planned that the area will be used again within a period of 25 years or less.

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Objectives

  • To ensure that forest production is resumed on the site
  • To promote natural regeneration

Additional information

The site must be left in a condition conducive to the rapid establishment of natural regeneration. Consequently, in some cases, the soil must be refurbished by the addition of organic matter and topsoil. The piling area referred to in section 125 is a piling area created along a road during partial cutting or total cutting with maintenance of a forest canopy equal to that left by partial cutting.