Thursday, November 29, 2012

Gate openings and public firewood - Weekend of Dec 1-2

All un-gated areas are open for respectful recreation this weekend. Gate opening times are as follows:

• Buckley Bay: 6am - 4pm
• Northwest Bay: 7am - 5pm
• Nanaimo River: 6am - 3pm
• Copper Canyon: 6am-4pm
• Shawnigan: 6am - 4pm
• Iron River: 6:30am - 4:30pm

December 9 will be the last day for access into Buckley Bay, Iron River and Nanaimo River.

Please be aware it is still hunting season; dress appropriately.

Public firewood cutting permits and locations are available at the following locations Saturday and Sunday approximately 8am-3pm:

• Buckley Bay gate;
• Northwest Bay gate;
• Nanaimo Lakes Road (NLR-47) at 4.7 km;
• Shawnigan gate; and
• Copper Canyon.

Our fall firewood cutting season will wrap up in the next week or two.

Have a safe weekend.

1 comment:

  1. We always wear some orange when we go near the woods this time of year. Each morning when I fill our wood furnace I make sure to grab my orange hat and put it on. You can never be to careful.