Monday, March 11, 2013

Public firewood - Weekend of March 16-17

Public firewood cut for personal use will be available in four areas this upcoming weekend:
Port Alberni:

Please contact representatives of the Alberni Fish & Game Club for a permit and locations at 250.724.4657 or 778.421.1947.
Northwest Bay:

Our gate opens at 8am and will close at 4pm. Permits are available at the gate with a map for applicable cutting location(s).
Nanaimo:

The 'Heart of the Island Chorus' will be hosting the firewood permitting in South Nanaimo. See post from March 2-3 weekend for details of where and when.

Shawnigan area:

Our gate opens at 8am and closes at 4pm.  The gate into the operating area is at the end of Waters Road in the Cowichan Valley Regional District.  Permits are available at the gate with directions provided to areas for firewood cutting.

Please keep in mind those issuing permits can refuse access to cut firewood if you do not show up or use required safety equipment, or if inappropriate behaviour is occurring.

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