Find a timber harvest plan for Dawson City

Timber harvest plans help ensure the sustainable use of forests. These plans cover landscape units ranging from 5,000 hectares to around 300,000 hectares. These identify:

  • areas proposed for forest resource harvesting;
  • where and how timber will be removed; and
  • strategies for minimizing or removing negative environmental impacts on other natural resources.

The following documents are only available in English.

Dawson Annual Limit Region

 

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2020 French Gulch timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan changes the seasonal harvesting restriction of the 2018 French Gulch Timber Harvest Plan. The seasonal closure is now from October 15 to 31 each year. The plan area reopens on November 1. There is also a new operating unit in this plan. (1,403.00 KB)

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French Gulch timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is accessed from the French Gulch Road. It's about 20 kilometres south of Dawson City. This plan covers about 2,280 hectares with an average of 35 to 40 cubic metres of fuelwood per hectare. (1,368.77 KB)

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Mummie Pup timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located about 42 kilometres south of Dawson City. It's on the Dominion Road within the Goldfields. The plan encompasses 385 hectares with total estimated fuelwood volume of 7,486 cubic metres. (704.37 KB)

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Dominion timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is about 65 kilometres south of Dawson City. It's accessible by the Bonanza Road or Hunker Creek Road. The plan area is about 3,880 hectares with fuelwood volume of about 23,043 cubic metres. (1,520.88 KB)

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Bruin Creek III timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area extends the Bruin Creek II plan area along Clinton Creek Road. It's 95 hectares with an estimated timber volume of 5,022 cubic metres. (2,563.59 KB)

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Bonanza Creek II timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan is 14.6 kilometres south of Dawson City on the Bonanza Road. The plan area is 238 hectares with the estimated harvest volume of birch of 10,269 cubic metres. (1,116.73 KB)

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Top of the World timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located 3 kilometres west of Dawson City. It's along the Top of the World Highway. This plan provides selective removal of stems across 161.6 hectares. (1,342.60 KB)

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Bonanza Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is 14.6 kilometres south of Dawson City on the Bonanza Road. The plan area is 241 hectares with 53 cubic metres of birch in each hectare. (1,923.71 KB)

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Bruin Creek II timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is north of the Top of the World Highway junction with Clinton Creek Road. This plan provides a timber source for commercial woodcutters with potential harvesting of 10,500 cubic metres. (1,193.78 KB)

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Clear Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is south of Dawson. It's at kilometre 597 on the Klondike Highway. The plan provides 5,000 cubic metres of harvesting across 103 hectares. (829.59 KB)

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Dempster timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located east of the Dempster Highway. It's about 18 kilometres north of the Klondike Highway junction. The plan covers 98 hectares with about 7,350 cubic metres of fuelwood. (1,480.32 KB)

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Dome Road timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is accessible from the Dome Road east of Dawson City. The 100-hectare plan area has about 4,800 cubic metres of white birch and white spruce. (1,221.24 KB)

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Flat Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is about 60 kilometres southeast of Dawson City. It's near kilometre 650 on the Kondike Highway. The plan area is 343 hectares with an estimated harvesting volume of 16,250 cubic metres. (1,692.32 KB)

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North Fork timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is north of the Klondike Highway and east of the Dempster Highway. The Dawson fuelwood industry can harvest about 18,230 cubic metres of fuelwood on 220 hectares. (3,451.63 KB)

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Bruin Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located along the Top of the World Highway west of Dawson City. The plan covers a traditional harvest area to provide an estimated 4,200 cubic metres of fuelwood on 65 hectares. (506.44 KB)

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5 Mile Dempster Highway timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is beside the Dempster Highway. It's about 8 kilometres north of the Klondike Highway junction. The plan proposed harvesting of 320 hectares for an estimated 12,000 cubic metres of fuelwood. (3,081.04 KB)

Contact: 

Contact a government forester for this region.

Robert Legare
Email: robert.legare@gov.yk.ca
Phone: 867-456-3811

Jennifer Sharp
Email: jennifer.sharp@gov.yk.ca
Phone: 867-336-0465