Thursday, March 28, 2013

Public firewood - Weekend of March 29-April 1

Public firewood cut for personal use will be available in these areas this coming 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 - 29 Mar to 1 Apr:
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 - 30-31 Mar:
The Pauline Haarer Elementary Parent Advisory Committee will be hosting the firewood permitting in Nanaimo on Saturday and Sunday only.  Gate is open from 8am and will close at 3pm. See post from March 2-3 weekend for details of where and when.

Shawnigan area - 29-31 Mar:
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.

Copper Canyon - 29-31 Mar - Public access but no firewood available:
Gate opens at 7am and will close at 5pm.

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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