Three areas are open for personal cut firewood permits starting this weekend:
In PORT ALBERNI: Off the Bamfield Main, $20 per pickup load. Contact the Alberni Fish and Game Club for further details on location and permit purchase at 250.724.4657 or 778.421.1947.
In NANOOSE/OCEANSIDE: In the Northwest Bay area, accessed through the our NWB Gate, $30 per pickup load. Visit the NWB Bay Gate on weekends only (8am-4pm), permit purchased at the gate.
In NANAIMO: Off Nanaimo Lakes Road, at the gate to NLR47 (just past the Nanaimo Fish and Game Club), $30 per pickup load. Permit purchased at the gate.
Safety gear must be presented at permit purchase, including eye protection, ear protection, safety footwear and chainsaw pants.