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 §3. Facilities used to operate a sugar bush

Section 130

The installation of a building and the motorized equipment necessary for the cultivation and operation of a sugar bush is prohibited within 30 m from an open peat bog, a swamp, a riparian shrub marsh, a lake or a watercourse. The distance is measured from the perimeter of the peat bog, swamp or marsh or the upper limit of the shore of the lake or the bank of the watercourse. In the presence of a riparian ecotone, the measurement is made from the limit of the ecotone farthest from the environment to be protected.

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Objectives

  • To preserve the integrity of an aquatic, wetland or riparian environment
  • To avoid contaminating the forest
Distance between a sugar bush building or motorized equipment necessary for the cultivation and operation of a sugar bush, and a wetland or aquatic environment Figure 130 Distance between a sugar bush building or motorized equipment necessary for the cultivation and operation of a sugar bush, and a wetland or aquatic environment