Thursday, August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018

Wildfire Update  
The Arbutus Ridge fire in the Alberni Valley area is now contained and in mop-up. It was being actioned by the Coastal Fire Centre, with support from Island Timberlands.

The Turtle Lake wildfire on Island Timberlands land, first reported August 6, 2018, is contained and being patrolled. The Lacy Lake wildfire, also on Island Timberlands land, was reported August 8, 2018 and is contained and being patrolled.

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Firewood Opportunities
Due to the high risk of wildfire, firewood cutting opportunities are closed until further notice. 
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Recreational Access Opportunities

Effective Saturday August 11, 2018 and until further notice, all areas of Island Timberlands private forest lands are closed to public access. 

A high level of wildfire activity throughout the province, in combination with a forecast for ongoing hot and dry weather conditions, have resulted in wildfire danger ratings that are high-to-extreme on Vancouver Island. To ensure public safety and the protection of the forest, all unauthorized access to Island Timberlands forest land is prohibited. Please respect signs and gates.

We appreciate the public’s cooperation to help reduce the risk of new wildfires during this period of high wildfire danger. To report a wildfire, please call *5555 on a cell phone or 1 800 663-5555 toll free.

Gate
Status
Hours



Yellow Creek Main
Closed
Closed
Cameron @ 0km
Closed
Closed
Cameron Connector(Access to Mount Arrowsmith and Labour Day Lake)
Closed
Closed
Loon Lake
Closed
Closed
Horne Lake North 100
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 22km) 
(Access to Lowry Lake and Scout Beach)
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 28.6km)
Closed
Closed
Comox Main @ Beaver Cr Rd
Closed
Closed
Comox-91
Closed
Closed
Museum Main
Closed
Closed
Northwest Bay
Closed
Closed
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45
Closed
Closed
Chemainus Main
Closed
Closed
Glenora (Shawnigan)
Closed
Closed
Buckley Bay
Closed
Closed
Oyster River
ClosedClosed
Nanaimo River Camp
Closed
Closed



Friday, August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

Wildfire Update
The Arbutus Ridge fire in the Alberni Valley area is now contained and in mop-up. It was being actioned by the Coastal Fire Centre, with support from Island Timberlands.

The Turtle Lake wildfire on Island Timberlands land, first reported August 6, 2018, is contained and being patrolled. The Lacy Lake wildfire, also on Island Timberlands land, was reported August 8, 2018 and is contained and being patrolled.

___________________________________________


Firewood Opportunities

Due to the high risk of wildfire, firewood cutting opportunities are closed until further notice. ___________________________________________

Recreational Access Opportunities

Effective Saturday August 11, 2018 and until further notice, all areas of Island Timberlands private forest lands are closed to public access. 

A high level of wildfire activity throughout the province, in combination with a forecast for ongoing hot and dry weather conditions, have resulted in wildfire danger ratings that are high-to-extreme on Vancouver Island. To ensure public safety and the protection of the forest, all unauthorized access to Island Timberlands forest land is prohibited. Please respect signs and gates.

We appreciate the public’s cooperation to help reduce the risk of new wildfires during this period of high wildfire danger. To report a wildfire, please call *5555 on a cell phone or 1 800 663-5555 toll free.

Gate
Status
Hours



Yellow Creek Main
Closed
Closed
Cameron @ 0km
Closed
Closed
Cameron Connector(Access to Mount Arrowsmith and Labour Day Lake)
Closed
Closed
Loon Lake
Closed
Closed
Horne Lake North 100
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 22km) 
(Access to Lowry Lake and Scout Beach)
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 28.6km)
Closed
Closed
Comox Main @ Beaver Cr Rd
Closed
Closed
Comox-91
Closed
Closed
Museum Main
Closed
Closed
Northwest Bay
Closed
Closed
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45
Closed
Closed
Chemainus Main
Closed
Closed
Glenora (Shawnigan)
Closed
Closed
Buckley Bay
Closed
Closed
Oyster River
ClosedClosed
Nanaimo River Camp
Closed
Closed



Thursday, August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

Wildfire Update
The Coastal Fire Centre, with support from Island Timberlands, is currently responding to one wildfire on Island Timberlands land. The Arbutus Ridge wildfire in the Alberni Valley area is being actioned by fire crews and aircraft as required.

The Turtle Lake wildfire on Island Timberlands land, first reported August 6, 2018, is now contained and being patrolled. The Lacy Lake wildfire, also on Island Timberlands land, was reported August 8, 2018 and is contained and being patrolled.

___________________________________________


Firewood Opportunities

Due to the high risk of wildfire, firewood cutting opportunities are closed until further notice. ___________________________________________

Recreational Access Opportunities

Effective Saturday August 11, 2018 and until further notice, all areas of Island Timberlands private forest lands are closed to public access. 

A high level of wildfire activity throughout the province, in combination with a forecast for ongoing hot and dry weather conditions, have resulted in wildfire danger ratings that are high-to-extreme on Vancouver Island. To ensure public safety and the protection of the forest, all unauthorized access to Island Timberlands forest land is prohibited. Please respect signs and gates.

We appreciate the public’s cooperation to help reduce the risk of new wildfires during this period of high wildfire danger. To report a wildfire, please call *5555 on a cell phone or 1 800 663-5555 toll free.

Gate
Status
Hours



Yellow Creek Main
Closed
Closed
Cameron @ 0km
Closed
Closed
Cameron Connector(Access to Mount Arrowsmith and Labour Day Lake)
Closed
Closed
Loon Lake
Closed
Closed
Horne Lake North 100
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 22km) 
(Access to Lowry Lake and Scout Beach)
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 28.6km)
Closed
Closed
Comox Main @ Beaver Cr Rd
Closed
Closed
Comox-91
Closed
Closed
Museum Main
Closed
Closed
Northwest Bay
Closed
Closed
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45
Closed
Closed
Chemainus Main
Closed
Closed
Glenora (Shawnigan)
Closed
Closed
Buckley Bay
Closed
Closed
Oyster River
ClosedClosed
Nanaimo River Camp
Closed
Closed



Wednesday, August 8, 2018

August 8, 2018


Wildfire Update
Island Timberlands is currently responding to two wildfires on its landbase. A 3-hectare fire south of Turtle Lake is now contained and crews are mopping up. 

A second wildfire located west of Lacy Lake is estimated at 5-hectares in size and is being aggressively actioned by ground and air crews.
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Firewood Opportunities

Due to the high risk of wildfire, firewood cutting opportunities are closed until further notice. 
___________________________________________

Recreational Access Opportunities

Effective Saturday August 11, 2018 and until further notice, all areas of Island Timberlands private forest lands are closed to public access. 

A high level of wildfire activity throughout the province, in combination with a forecast for ongoing hot and dry weather conditions, have resulted in wildfire danger ratings that are high-to-extreme on Vancouver Island. To ensure public safety and the protection of the forest, all unauthorized access to Island Timberlands forest land is prohibited. Please respect signs and gates.

The Coastal Fire Center, with support from Island Timberlands, is currently responding to two wildfires in the Alberni Valley area. A fire south of Turtle Lake that was first reported Monday August 6, 2018 is now contained and crews are mopping up. A second wildfire discovered Wednesday August 8, 2018 and located west of Lacy Lake is being aggressively actioned by ground and air crews. 

We appreciate the public’s cooperation to help reduce the risk of new wildfires during this period of high wildfire danger. To report a wildfire, please call *5555 on a cell phone or 1 800 663-5555 toll free.

Gate
Status
Hours



Yellow Creek Main
Closed
Closed
Cameron @ 0km
Closed
Closed
Cameron Connector(Access to Mount Arrowsmith and Labour Day Lake)
Closed
Closed
Loon Lake
Closed
Closed
Horne Lake North 100
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 22km) 
(Access to Lowry Lake and Scout Beach)
Closed
Closed
Ash Main (at 28.6km)
Closed
Closed
Comox Main @ Beaver Cr Rd
Closed
Closed
Comox-91
Closed
Closed
Museum Main
Closed
Closed
Northwest Bay
Closed
Closed
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45
Closed
Closed
Chemainus Main
Closed
Closed
Glenora (Shawnigan)
Closed
Closed
Buckley Bay
Closed
Closed
Oyster River
ClosedClosed
Nanaimo River Camp
Closed
Closed