The following gates are scheduled to be open this weekend for safe, responsible recreation:
Northwest Bay (Nanoose Bay): Gate opens by 9am, and will close promptly at 4pm. A public firewood program will be run from this gate.
Copper Canyon (MacMillan Road, Chemainus): Gate opens by 10am, and will close promptly at 4pm.
Shawnigan (Waters Road, Glenora): Gate opens by 10am, and will close promptly at 4pm.
Comox 21: Gate will be open this weekend.
Comox Main: Island Timberlands/TimberWest gate: This gate is located near the back of the Ash Valley. It will be locked for the foreseeable future.
Please note we only permit public use of our private forest lands on weekends when there is a significant reduction in safety risks in working and travelling around forestry operations/vehicles.
Firewood permits for Chemainus and Shawnigan are expected to be available by the end of March.