Friday, August 12, 2016

Access Information for the Weekend of August 13th

Summer conditions are increasing the fire hazard.  Some areas are closing due to extreme conditions.  Temperatures over the weekend may change the fire hazard and initiate last minute closures.  Please check the blog regularly for updates.


To report a wildfire or irresponsible behaviour call 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone.


No fires, camping, or off-road vehicles (i.e. ATVs, UTVs, buggies or side-by-sides)  are permitted on our property, unless authorized by Island Timberlands.


Gates may be closed at any time for safety or the protection of the environment or assets.  Gate times are effective sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise specified. For this weekend:
  • Cameron Main: Open M-F and Weekends; access to BC Recreation Site at Labour Day Lake is available
  • Cameron Connector: Open
  • Ash Main: Open; access to BC Recreation Sites at Lowry Lake and Scout Camp/Beach is available
  • Pass Main: Open;  access to Mt. Arrowsmith is available 
  • Comox Main: Open;  access to 21.9 KM
  • Museum Main: Open; access to BC Recreation Site at Father and Son Lake is available 
  • Northwest Bay:  Open 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Chemainus Main (Copper Canyon):  Open; access to 22 KM  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Glenora (Shawnigan): Closed



Trans Canada Trail Notification:  The Trans Canada Trail at Extension Ridge in Nanaimo will be closed for the next week. 

Firewood Notification:  Public firewood cutting has been closed for the summer and will resume in the fall.


Please enjoy your weekend safely!


If you see any suspicious activities on our lands you can report them anonymously on our Website www.islandtimberlands.com.   On our home page, and at the bottom right hand corner, hover your pointer on the word "Contact", select, then go to the Type of Enquiries drop down.  Select "Report Suspicious Activities" make sure you also enter in the random passcode which appears just below your message.  Or you can Contact SafetyNet Security 250-830-8343. Thank you!

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