2016 SFN Firewood Cutting Program

Oct. 27/16

OCTOBER 27- NOVEMBER 30 2016

FIREWOOD CUTTING PROGRAM 2016

The purpose of the firewood program is to provide opportunity to Snuneymuxw members and provide firewood to our elders in our community for the upcoming winter season.

The guiding principles for the firewood program are to protect our environment and operate in a safe manner.

Firewood cutters:

Must be a Snuneymuxw member

Must have a Chainsaw Operators ticket; and

Must have a Level 1 OFA certificate

REGISTRATION OF FIREWOOD CUTTERS

A database is being created to catalogue and keep track of who the firewood cutters are for safety and management purposes.

Firewood cutters must be approved and registered with Mt. Benson Forestry Lands LP.  Gord Atkinson is the forestry manager. 

Please contact Gord at gordonatkinson1@gmail.com or on his cell at 250 – 729 – 1900 to get an application for registration.

You must be in attendance to a pre-meeting and be registered prior to gaining access to firewood located at Mt. Benson Lands

ACCESS TO MOUNT BENSON LANDS

Access to Mt. Benson Lands is from 8am to 3:30 pm on a daily basis starting October 27, 2016 to November 30, 2016. 

The gates will be opened and closed by the forestry manager each day

The gates will close promptly at 3:30 pm every day.