Rifle hunting season commences September 10. Hunting will be permitted on Island Timberlands' property on weekends only. This is to minimize safety risks between industrial activities and hunters.
The following gates will be operated by personnel and open on weekends, starting September 14:
· Shawnigan, Copper Canyon, Northwest Bay, Buckley Bay: The gates will be open from 6am-5pm. Firewood permits for personal use will be available from the gate attendant for $30 cash per truckload as well. Designated cutting areas will be advised.
· Nanaimo River: The gate will be open from 6am-3pm. No firewood cutting opportunities available.
· Iron River/Oyster: The gate will be open from 6am-5pm. No firewood cutting opportunities available.
Please adhere to any signage in place restricting area use due to forestry related operations.
Report any questionable activity please to 250.755.9623.