Chapter VI – Allocation of forest operations and residual forest
Division I – General provisions applicable to the bioclimatic domains of the sugar bush, the balsam fir forest and the spruce-moss forest
The provisions of section 131 do not prevent deforestation carried out in order to build, improve or repair a road giving access to another territorial reference unit.
- To provide access to the territory
Deforestation may be carried out to build, improve or repair a road giving access to another territorial reference unit without complying with the provisions of section 131 , which provides that at least 30% of productive forest area must be maintained in a residual forest of 7 m or more in height, at all times, in a territorial reference unit.
Figure 131 Percentage of residual forest of 7 m or more in height to be maintained in a territorial reference unit