Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of April 12-13

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend:

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo: The Vibe Performance Dancers will be fundraising through selling firewood permits out Nanaimo Lakes road.  Approximately 4.5 km from the intersection of Wakesiah and Nanaimo Lakes Road, turn left and pass through a gate and travel approximately 5 km on logging roads to the site.
Firewood signs should be posted to assist in you finding the route. Firewood will be for sale from 8:00 am-3:30 pm on both days for $30 cash per cord (i.e. truck load).

Off-road vehicles are not permitted for use on Island Timberlands' property.

Gates and road systems accessing both Mt. Arrowsmith and Mt. Apps will be open this weekend.
The roads are not necessarily maintained at this time.

4 comments:

  1. Will there be more openings in April and May at Northwest Bay Rd.?
    Thanks
    Doug
    Dkitts1@telus.net

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  2. The gate on Northwest Bay Rd in Nanoose Bay is open weekends, and its hours are anticipated to be 7am-4pm.

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  3. Will there be any opening for firewood in oyster river in may Thanks Cathy

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  4. There are no planned public firewood cutting opportunities in the Oyster River/Iron River area for this spring/summer.

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