Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Access information for the weekend of July 15th and 16th 2017



Weather conditions are creating high safety and environmental hazards in all areas of our land base. To ensure public safety and the protection of the forest, all areas, unless otherwise specified, are closed for access.
Only those with specific authorization are permitted access. Please respect the signs and gates. Please follow this blog for any updates to the closure.
Please note; Access to Lowry Lake and Scout Beach via Ash Main is now closed due to increasing fire hazard rating.





Gate Status Hours (if applicable)
Cameron Main Closed
Cameron Connector Closed
Loon Lake Closed
Horne Lake North 200 Closed
Ash Main (at 22 km) Closed
Ash Main (at 28.6 km) Closed
Comox Main Closed
CX-91 Closed
Museum Main Closed
Northwest Bay 155 main Closed
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45 Closed
Chemainus Main Closed
Glenora (Shawnigan) Closed
Buckley Bay Closed
Ashling Rd (Spider Lake) Closed
Oyster River Closed
Nanaimo River Camp Closed

Please Note: The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District has closed the Log Train Trail and Mt. Arrowsmith due to the extreme fire hazard. As a result the Cameron mainline and Cameron connector will be closed this weekend.
Please Note: On weekdays access is closed to the public unless authorized by Island Timberlands. Gates may still be open to facilitate access by operational equipment and vehicles and may be closed anytime.
To report a wildfire or irresponsible behaviour call 1 800 663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone.
Please enjoy your weekend safely!

 CSWM Launches Illegal Dumping Prevention Program
Comox Strathcona Waste Management (CSWM) has launched a new program aimed at preventing illegal dumping across the region. This new program includes a public education and awareness campaign and a new illegal dumping bylaw.
For more information please visit: www.cswm.ca/illegaldumping
nformative video material is available:

What is Illegal Dumping?

 How Can We Stop Illegal Dumping?

 Please share with your networks.

 Unauthorized Access or Suspicious Activities
Unauthorized access, at any time, will not be tolerated.
Unless otherwise authorized, ATV's and Snow Mobiles are not permitted on Island Timberlands Property. In addition, campfires, camping and off-roading are not permitted. Please respect the environment and keep your vehicles on the main travelled roads at all times.
Don't let the few Criminals ruin access for everyone! If you see any suspicious activities on our lands you can report them! Do not put yourself in an unsafe situation or confrontation.
Contact Safety Net Security 250-830-8343
Or at: http://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".

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

Thank you




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