Forest Management Public Consultations – Zone 5

Now Closed

This online engagement was hosted on engageNL from July 21 to September 18, 2020. Below is a record of this engagement.

Forest Management Planning Process

As part of the sustainable forest management planning process, the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources develops draft forest management plans with input from individuals and organizations interested in, or affected by, forest management activities in their areas. The Department is currently undertaking forest management planning in Zone 5 (Forest Management Districts 10, 11, 12 and 13) for the 2021-2025 planning cycle. These districts encompass all crown land located on the Central portion of the province and include larger municipalities such as: Bishops Falls, Botwood, Point Leamington, Grand Falls – Windsor, Badger, Millertown and Buchans.

In accordance with COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines an in-person public consultation session planned as part of this Zone 5 forest management planning process has been cancelled.  Alternatively, the public consultation for the Zone 5 forest management process will be hosted here at engageNL.

To view information about the Five-Year Planning Process, please click here.

To view the Draft Five-Year Forest Management Plan Information for Zone 5 (Districts 10, 11, 12 and 13), please click here.

We Want to Hear from You

To inform the development of the Zone 5 Five-Year Forest Operating Plan, the Department is seeking input from stakeholders in the area. Feedback can be provided online by completing the form below, in writing, or by telephone appointment.

The deadline for feedback is September 18, 2020.

Online Form:

Please click here to complete the form


In Writing:

If you prefer to participate with a written contribution, please print and complete the Public Consultation Response Form by clicking here.

Written submissions can be sent by:

Mail:    Dave Poole, Regional Ecosystem Planner
            Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
            P.O. Box 2222
            130 Airport Boulevard
            Gander, NL  A1V 2N9
Fax:     (709) 256-1459

Email[email protected]


By Telephone Appointment:

Dave Poole, Regional Ecosystem Planner
Tel: (709) 256-1416

Email: [email protected]


Respondent Declaration

The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources is committed to protecting personal information, which is being collected in accordance with section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (ATIPPA, 2015) and will be used for the purpose of Sustainable Forest Management Planning.  It will not be used for any other purposes unless authorized under ATIPPA, 2015.

By completing this form, I acknowledge that representatives from the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources may contact me with further information and for follow-up.

Please do not provide any unnecessary information.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this process, please contact Dave Poole, Regional Ecosystem Planner by email at [email protected] or by phone at (709) 256-1416.