Thursday, October 13, 2016

Access Information for the Weekend of October 15-16 

**Access information has changed**

Increasing vandalism to our gates, access points and equipment affects everyone.  Don't let the few Criminals ruin access for everyone.  If you see someone damaging a gate/lock or driving around a gate - report them!  To report irresponsible behaviour call 1-250-830-8343 or 1-800-663-5555

Environment Canada has issued a typhoon weather warning on Vancouver Island for this weekend.

Weather conditions are creating a high hazard on most of our lands on West Vancouver Island and Southern Vancouver Island to Campbell River.  To ensure public safety and the protection of the environment, our lands in the areas will be closed.  Only those with specific authorization are permitted to access. Please respect signs and gates.  The blog will have detail on any updates to the closure.

The following openings/closures are in effect for this weekend until further notice:
      • Cameron Main: Closed
      • Loon Lake: Closed
      • Horne Lake North: Closed
      • Ash Main: Closed
      • Comox Main: Closed
      • Museum Main: Closed
      • Northwest Bay: Closed
      • Chemainus Main (Copper Canyon):  Closed
      • Mines Road: Closed
      • Glenora (Shawnigan):  Closed
      • Buckley Bay:  Closed
      • Ashling Road (Spider Lake): Closed
      • Oyster River:  Closed
      • Northwest Bay:  Closed
      • Nanaimo River Camp:  Closed

No Off-Roading is permitted on Island Timberlands Property.  Please respect the environment and keep your vehicles on the main travelled roads at all times.

RAPP - Report All Poachers and Polluters:
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline 1-877-952-RAPP (7277)

Unauthorized Access:  Unless otherwise noted in this blog, all of Island Timberlands' Property is closed to the public during the week, this includes hunting.  Unauthorized access, at any time, will not be tolerated and mobile Security patrols are active 24/7 to enforce this policy.  

Please enjoy your weekend safely!

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

If you see any suspicious activities on our lands you can report them anonymously on our Website 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!


  1. 1.will you be opening your gates next weekend for hunting access? you have a schedule available for the rest of hunting season?

    1. 1. Check the blog

      2. No. The blog is updated weekly - usually on Thursday afternoons.