Forest Management Planning Schedule for Northeastern Ontario

  2005  2006   2007  2008  2009

2008  Forest Management Plans
(Approval anticipated for  April 1, 2008)

Year
Plan Unit Plan Status Public Participation Opportunities MNR Contact Industry Contact
2008
Nighthawk
Stage Three
1st Information Centre
Review of Proposed Operations:

The public has the opportunity to review and comment on areas identified for harvest, renewal and tending and proposed roads and road locations.

 A summary of the Proposed Long-Term Management Direction for the White River Forest was released on February March 12. The deadline for public comment is April 11, 2007.The First Information Centre, to review proposed operations, is tentatively scheduled for the period of April 29 ­ June 28, 2007
 
Gail Ballak, MNR 
c/o Timmins District 
P.O. Bag 3090 
South Porcupine 
Ontario, P0N 1H0 
 (705) 235-1300 
or 705 894 3022 
Krista Mayrand  Abitibi-Consolida ted    1 Park Street
 Iroquois Falls, ON P0K 1E0
258-3931 x 4451
2008
White River
Stage Three
1st Information Centre
Review of Proposed Operations:

The public has the opportunity to review and comment on areas identified for harvest, renewal and tending and proposed roads and road locations.

A summary of the Proposed Long-Term Management Direction for the White River Forest was released on February 16. The deadline for public comment was March 18, 2007.The Review of proposed operations is tentatively scheduled for the period of May 23 ­ July 25, commencing with the First Information Centre on May 23, 2007 in White River at the Royal Canadian Legion from 1 p.m. ­ 8 p.m. David de Geus, R.P.F., 
Management Forester, 
MNR Wawa District      48 Mission Rd
Wawa  P0S 1K0
T 705 856-7511 x 232
Fax   (705) 856-2396 
Mike Furniss Domtar Inc
Hwy. 17 - P.O. Box 2000
 White River
(807) 822-2100
mike.furniss@do mtar.com
2008
Cochrane- 
Moose River
Contingency Plan

Stage 1

Review of Proposed Operations

Review of proposed operations is underway from April 27, 2007 - May 27, 2007, with an information centre to be held at the Best Western in Cochrane on April 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. First Nation Information Centres will be held for Wahgoshig First Nation from 11 to 1 on May 3, Taykwa Tagamou Nation from 6:30 to 8 on May 4, and Moose Cree First Nation from 6:30 to 8 on May 7th. Stephen Pearce, MNR Planning Forester
P.O. Box 730
Cochrane  P0L 1C0
T (705) 272-7123 
F (705) 272-7183
Don Bazeley, RPF Tembec Industries .
Tel: 705 360-1276
Fax:705 360-1279

2009  Forest Management Plans
(approval anticipated  April 1, 2009)

Ye2009ar
Plan Unit Plan Status Public Participation Opportunities MNR Contact Industry Contact
2009
Magpie
Stage 1
 Invitation to Participate

During this stage background information is collected, including information about fish and wildlife, natural and recreational values, parks and protected areas, tourism facilities, and other features on the forest management unit.
Information submitted will be shared among the MNR, the forest industry, the Local Citizens Committee (LCC), and the planning team for the purpose of forest management planning.

The Invitation to Participate was issued October 18, 2006. A meeting of the Local Citizens Committee and the Planning Team, with invited advisors, was held on March 21 to develop a description of the Desired Forest and Benefits  Mary Lynn Mckenna MNR Wawa District P.O. Box 1160, 48 Mission Road, Wawa, P0S 1K0 

T 705 856-2396 x 213

Glenn MacGillivray, Dubrueil Forest Box 100 Dubreuilville, ON P0S 1B0 Tel. (705) 884- 2525 
2009
Nipissing
Stage 1
 Invitation to Participate

During this stage background information is collected, including information about fish and wildlife, natural and recreational values, parks and protected areas, tourism facilities, and other features on the forest management unit.
Information submitted will be shared among the MNR, the forest industry, the Local Citizens Committee (LCC), and the planning team for the purpose of forest management planning.

The Invitation to Participate was issued on February 8th. A meeting of the Local Citizens Committee and the Planning team to develop a description of the Desired Forest and Benefits, is being planned for early May. Guylaine Thauvette 
MNR North Bay District 
T 475- 5539 Fx 475-5500
Mark Lockhart 
Plan Author 
Nipissing Resource Forest Management Inc. 
mlockhart@nipissingforest.com
2009
Temagami
Stage 1
 Invitation to Participate

During this stage background information is collected, including information about fish and wildlife, natural and recreational values, parks and protected areas, tourism facilities, and other features on the forest management unit.
Information submitted will be shared among the MNR, the forest industry, the Local Citizens Committee (LCC), and the planning team for the purpose of forest management planning.

The Invitation to Participate was issued on February 28th. A meeting of the Local Citizens Committee and the Planning team to develop a description of the Desired Forest and Benefits, is being planned for early May. Rob Baker 
Plan Author
North Bay District 3301 Trout Lake Road North Bay P1A 4L7 T. 705-475-5529 rob.baker@ontario.ca
(Crown Management Unit)
2009
Romeo Malette
Stage 1
 Invitation to Participate

During this stage background information is collected, including information about fish and wildlife, natural and recreational values, parks and protected areas, tourism facilities, and other features on the forest management unit.
Information submitted will be shared among the MNR, the forest industry, the Local Citizens Committee (LCC), and the planning team for the purpose of forest management plannin

The Invitation to Participate was issued on February 22nd . Members of the public were invited to participate, with members of the Local Citizens Committee and the Planning team, in a meeting held on April 11th to develop a description of the Desired Forest and Benefits. Mac Kilgour, Area Forester
MNR Timmins District
Highway 101 East, P.O. Bag 3090
South Porcupine, Ontario, P0N 1H0
PHONE: (705) 235-1320  FAX: (705) 235-1377
Don Bazeley
Plan Author 
Tembec Inc 
T 360-7544 
Fax 360-1279

 

2005 Forest Management Plans
(approved April 1, 2005)

Year
Plan Unit Plan Status Public Participation Opportunities MNR Contact Industry Contact
2005
Gordon Cosens
 Plan Implementation
Bob Robinson, RPF
Kapuskaing Area
Hearst District 
PH 337-9309 
FX 372-2245 

bob.robinson@ mnr.gov.on.ca

Tom Croswell
Tembec Inc
PH 337 9773
FX 337 9785
 

tom.croswell@ tembec.ca
 

2005
Iroquois Falls  Plan Implementation John Kennedy
Cochrane District 
PH 272-7152

Bill VanSchip
Kirkland Lake Dist.
PH 568 3243
 

Rod Gemmell
Abitibi Consolidated
PH 258 3931 
x 4247
2005 North Shore Plan Implementation Gord 
Campbell
Area Forester
Blind River Area Office 

PH 356-2234, x 224
FX 356-7441 

gord.campbell@
mnr.gov.on.ca

Bill Moryto
Management Forester
Northshore 
Forest Inc.
PH 869-2020 
x 569

william.moryto@ domtar.com

2005 Smooth Rock Falls Plan Implementation

 

Stephen Foley, Area Forester
MNR Cochrane District
P.O. Box 730, 2 Third Avenue
Cochrane, Ontario, P0L 1C0
PHONE: (705) 272-7129  FAX: (705) 272-7183 
Susan Pickering, R.P.F.
Plan Author
Tembec Industries Inc.
P.O. Box 1100, Highway 101 West
Timmins, Ontario P4N 7H9
Phone: (705) 360-1241
2005 Spanish Plan Implementation

 

  Paul Leale
Area Forester
MNR Espanola Area Office
PH 869-4946 
FX 869-5602 

paul.leale@ mnr.gov.on.ca.

Marc Trottier
Domtar Inc.
PH 267 1000 x 267

marc.trottier@
domtar.com

2005 Sudbury
Plan Implementation
John Vining, Area Forester
Sudbury District
PH 564-7859 
FX  564-7879 
Norm Cottam, RPF
Plan Author
Vermilion Forest Mgt Company Ltd.
PH 560-6363
2005 Wawa-Algoma  Plan Implementation Gary Raines 
Area Forester
Sault Ste. Marie District 
tel 949-1231 
fax 949-6450
gary.raines@
mnr.gov.on.ca

Wendy Leclair
Area Forester
Wawa District 
tel  856 2396 x281
fax 856 7511
wendy.leclair@
mnr.gov.on.ca

James Miller, RPF
General Manager
Clergue Forest Management Inc.
PH 942-7706 x. 1

2006  Forest Management Plans
(approved  April 1, 2006)

Year
Plan Unit Plan Status Public Participation Opportunities MNR Contact Industry Contact
2006
Black River  Plan Implementation Michael Young 
Wawa District 
T 807 826 3223x227
Jeremy Jones
Plan Author
Great West Timber, Eastern Division

PH 807 826 3875

2006
Nagagami  Plan Implementation Neil Peterson
Wawa District
705-856-2396 ext. 282 
Boris Michelussi
Abitibi Consolidated
PH 807 868 2370
FX 807 868 2594

boris_michelussi@ abitibiconsolidated.com

2006
Pineland  Plan Implementation John Sullivan, Area Forester
MNR Chapleau District
190 Cherry Street
Chapleau, Ontario, P0M 1K0
PHONE: (705) 864-1710  FAX: (705) 864-0681 
Mike Forrest, RPF
Domtar Inc.
823 Birch St. S
Timmins Ontario P4N 7E3
PHONE: (705) 267-1000, ext. 235
FAX:(705) 264-3422
2006
Shining Tree

(The 2006-2026 forest management plan for the Timiskaming Forest will include the Shining Tree Forest Management Unit. Almalgamation of the units will be finalized upon completion of the forest management plan.)

Plan Implementation Timmins District (Gogama Area)
Gail Ballak
tel 705 894 3022
fax 705 894 2040
gail.ballak@
mnr.gov.on.ca
Paul Fantin
Timiskaming Forest Industry Alliance
tel 705 544 2828
fax 705 544 2921
paul@timfor.com
2006
Superior - Martel Forest  Plan Implementation Kirk Ellis
Chapleau District
190 Cherry Street
Chapleau, Ontario, P0M 1K0
tel 864-1710x277 
fax 864-0681
Sarah Sullivan, RPF
Tembec Industries Inc. (Chapleau)
P.O. Box 280
175 Planer Road
Chapleau, Ontario P0M 1K0
tel 864-3021 
fax 864-0928
2006
Timiskaming

(The 2006-2026 forest management plan for the Timiskaming Forest will include the Shining Tree Forest Management Unit. Almalgamation of the units will be finalized upon completion of the forest management plan.)
 

Plan Implementation Mark Austin RPF
Kirkland Lake
tel 705 568 3242
fax 705 568 3200
mark.austin@
mnr.gov.on.ca
Paul Fantin
Timiskaming Forest Industry Alliance
tel 705 544 2828
fax 705 544 2921
paul@timfor.com

2007 Forest Management Plans
(approval anticipated April 1, 2007)

Year
Plan Unit Plan Status Public Participation Opportunities MNR Contact Industry Contact
2007
Big Pic  

Stage Five

Final Inspection of the Approved Plan

The public had the opportunity to inspect the MNR Approved Plan between May 3 and  June 1, 2007. The plan was approved ffor the period June 27, 2007 to March 31, 2017.  Derrick Tirschmann, Area Forester, ext. 236
MNR Wawa District
Postal Bag Service, Manitou Road
Manitouwadge, Ontario, P0T 2C0
PHONE: (807) 826-3223  FAX: (807) 826-4631 
Richard Shwedack, Buchanan Forests 1-807-343-6581
2007
Romeo Malette
Contingency Plan

A 2 year plan is being developed to permit operations between the expirty of the 2002-2007 plan and approval of a new plan in 2009.
 

 

The public had the opportunity to inspect the MNR Approved Plan between February 7 and  March 9, 2007. The plan was approved ffor the period April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2009. Mac Kilgour, Area Forester
MNR Timmins District
Highway 101 East, P.O. Bag 3090
South Porcupine, Ontario, P0N 1H0
PHONE: (705) 235-1320  FAX: (705) 235-1377
Lino Morandin
Tembec Inc.  T.360 7544
lino.morandin@ tembec.com
2007
Hearst
Stage Five

Final Inspection of the Approved Plan

The public had the opportunity to inspect the MNR Approved Plan between February 8 and  March 10, 2007. The plan was approved ffor the period April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2017.  Joshua Breau,
 MNR Hearst District
(705) 372-2201 
FAX: (705)  372-2245 
Brad Ekstrom
Hearst Forest Management Inc
T. 362-4464

 

Ministry of Natural Resources Forest Management Plan Renewal Schedule

Last updated September 2006
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