Notice of intent to make a determination

Pelican Lake Community Harvest Program Phase 2022-2024 - Public Comments invited

July 14, 2022 - Indigenous Services Canada must determine whether the proposed Pelican Lake Community Harvest Program Phase 2022-2024, located on Chitek Lake IR 191, is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. To help inform this determination, Indigenous Services Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination.

Written comments must be submitted by August 12, 2022 to:

Indigenous Services Canada
SK Region, Environment Unit
1827 Albert Street
Regina, SK S4P 2S9

The Proposed Project

Pelican Lake First Nation is intending to continue with Phase 2 of our community timber harvest program.  There are some parcels of land which we did not get harvested in 2021 which we would like to continue and harvest this season on Chitek Lake IR 191.

Saskatchewan Forestry FMA logging standards will be followed through our timber harvest program

Multiple Land Locations are included in the Community Timber Harvest Plan, including:
NW33 54 13 W3
SW33 54 13 W3
NW28 54 13 W3
NE29 54 13 W3
Sec 20 54 13 W3
Sec 17 54 13 W3
N1/2 Sec 16 54 13 W3
N1/2 Sec 8 54 13 W3
SE Sec 8 54 13 W3
W1/2 Sec 9 54 13 W3
NE Sec 5 54 13 W3
Sec 13 54 12 W3
NW Sec 22 54 12 W3 

Only waste generation which will be non-merchantable wood which will be handled in the following manners:
- firewood for band members
- piled and managed through pile burning at a later date
- scattering woody debris through cut area.

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