Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Gate Information commencing June 30th

Due to the current extreme wildfire hazard conditions, Island Timberlands is restricting all public access to it's private managed forest lands effective immediately.


Access will remain closed until further notice pending significant precipitation.


Please note Ash Main and Comox Main will gated and closed as well.


We appreciate the public's cooperation and respect of our private forestlands.


ISLAND TIMBERLANDS



Monday, June 29, 2015

Gate Information for the week of June29th

Due to the extreme fire hazard Island Timberlands will be commence a total closure of all gates.


All gates on the east side of Vancouver Island will be starting July 1st due to increasing forest fire danger risk.

For the Alberni Valley, gates on Canal Main at CX91 and CX165 will be closed.   Gates at Mission Road and Canal Main may be closed due to on-going theft and vandalism. To avoid potential delays, use McCoy Lake Road and Woodward Pit Road to access the Canal Main FSR.

Cameron Main is closed part way down the Cameron Valley; please review its specific blog posting for more information.

With increasing forest fire danger, and the long range forecast of hot weather gates will be closed until further notice.

Report a wildlife to the Coastal Fire Center at *5555 from your mobile phone.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Gate Information for the weekend of June 27th -28th

All gates on the east side of Vancouver Island will be closed this weekend due to increasing forest fire danger risk.

For the Alberni Valley, gates on Canal Main at CX91 and CX165 will be closed.  All other gates are expected to be open.  Gates at Mission Road and Canal Main may be closed due to on-going theft and vandalism. To avoid potential delays, use McCoy Lake Road and Woodward Pit Road to access the Canal Main FSR.

Cameron Main is closed part way down the Cameron Valley; please review its specific blog posting for more information.

With increasing forest fire danger, this could change without notice over the weekend. .

Report a wildlife to the Coastal Fire Center at *5555 from your mobile phone.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Gate information for the Weekend of June 20-21

All gates on the east side of Vancouver Island will be closed this weekend due to increasing forest fire danger risk.

For the Alberni Valley, gates on Canal Main at CX91 and CX165 will be closed.  All other gates are expected to be open.  Gates at Mission Road and Canal Main may be closed due to on-going theft and vandalism. To avoid potential delays, use McCoy Lake Road and Woodward Pit Road to access the Canal Main FSR.

Cameron Main is closed part way down the Cameron Valley; please review its specific blog posting for more information.

With increasing forest fire danger, this could change without notice over the weekend. .

Report a wildlife to the Coastal Fire Center at *5555 from your mobile phone.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Gate information for the Weekend of June 13-14

All gates on the east side of Vancouver Island will be closed this weekend due to increasing forest fire danger risk.

For the Alberni Valley, gates at Canal Main and CX165 will be closed.  All other gates are expected to be open.  With increasing forest fire danger, this could change without notice over the weekend. .

Cameron Main is closed part way down the Cameron Valley; please review its specific blog posting for more information.

Report a wildlife to the Coastal Fire Center at *5555 from your mobile phone.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Gate information for the Weekend of June 6-7

For the gates on the east side of Vancouver Island, the times the gates will be open are as follows:

 - Northwest Bay:  The gate will be open at 8am and will be closed at 5pm.

 - Copper Canyon:  The gate will be open at 8am and will be closed at 5pm.

 - Shawnigan/Glenora:  The gate will be open at 8am and will be closed at 5pm.

Gates will be closed promptly at 5pm.  Staff will not be deployed to open the gate after hours if you are late leaving the woods.

The Iron River/Oyster River and Buckley Bay gates will not be opened this weekend.

For the Alberni Valley, all gates except for Canal Main are open for this weekend.  Cameron Main is closed part way down the Cameron Valley; please review its specific blog posting for more information.

No firewood harvesting for the foreseeable future given the increased forest fire danger class.

Report a wildlife to the Coastal Fire Center at *5555 from your mobile phone.