Winlaw Creek Woodlot

Operations Status as of April 2004

Cutting Permit A of W1832 was issued in January 2003. This docuement gave the Woodlot licencees the right to harvest timber in the first two cut blocks in the woodlot. Logging commenced soon after and proceeded as planned through 2003, except for the long fire season shutdown. Blocks 1 and 2 were completed in April 2004.

Small scale salvage of pine beetle kiled trees within reach of exisitng roads continues to be carried out.

Logging is carried out using a small cat and a two or three person crew.

Conner Clover brings another turn into Landing 1

A logged area
A logged area in the center of Block 1.
A typical skid trail
A typical summer use skid trail.
The disturbed area of the summer trails is from 6 to 8 feet wide.
The cedar swale after harvesting.
The cedar swale after harvesting.
The Silica Mine Road.
The upgraded Silica Mine Road, access to W1832.

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