Find a timber harvest plan for Watson Lake

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.

Watson Lake Annual Limit Region

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Liard River burn timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is west of Watson Lake near kilometre 992 on the Alaska Highway. This plan covers 80 hectares and includes 7,540 cubic metres of fuelwood. (1,603.35 KB)

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Dodo Lakes area fuelwood timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is 30 kilometres west of Watson Lake. It's between kilometres 1008 and 1010 on the Alaska Highway. It covers a 160-hectare area with 8,800 cubic metres of fuelwood. (6,647.27 KB)

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False Canyon Creek fire timber harvest plan

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This timber harvest plan area is about 80 kilometres north of Watson Lake along the Campbell Highway. The plan covers 3,975 hectares and includes an estimated volume of 918,000 cubic metres. (13,826.51 KB)

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King Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located between kilometre 10 and 17 on the Nahanni Range Road. This plan covers 1,319 hectares and contains more than 20,000 cubic metres of fire-killed timber. (2,122.21 KB)

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Interim wood supply plan for the East Hyland planning unit timber harvest plan

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This timber harvest plan area is located 45 kilometre east of Watson Lake on the Alaska Highway. It covers 109,000 hectares with a proposed net harvestable volume of approximately 185,808 cubic metres over 1,390 hectares. (598.34 KB)

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Interim wood supply plan for the Yukon portion of the Kaska Traditional Territory – year-1 timber harvest plan.

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This timber harvest plan area includes 4 planning units within the Yukon portion of the Kaska Traditional Territory. This interim wood-supply plan includes about 128,000 cubic metres. (2,453.99 KB)

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Barney Lake fire salvage project timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area covers an area 80 kilometres east of Watson Lake that burned in 2004. Timber salvaging is possible along existing roads in the western section of the fire. (6,580.99 KB)

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Watson Lake small volume area timber harvest area

Description:

This timber harvest area is located immediately south of Watson Lake and north of the Liard River. The project covers 116.8 hectares with a total available volume of 20,327 cubic metres. (1,846.64 KB)

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Junction 37 timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is located west of Watson Lake about 2.5 kilometres south of the Cassiar and Alaska Highway junction. The area covers 80 hectares and includes the salvage of dead and downed timber and small scale green timber. (1,758.69 KB)

 

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Scoby Creek small volume timber harvest plan

Description:

41.8 hectares and is located 78 kilometres east of the highway 4 junction in Watson Lake, via the Alaska Highway. (615 KB)

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Watson Lake fuelwood timber harvest plan

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This timber harvest plan area has 2 units near Watson Lake and 2 units northward along the Robert Campbell Highway and Nahanni Range Road. The 4 units encompass a total of 615 hectares with potential volume of 7,500 cubic metres. (7,413.84 KB)

 

Contact: 

Forest Management Branch
Email: [email protected]
​Phone: 867-456-3999

Contact a government forester for this region.

Neal Allison
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-334-5896

Dave Leegstra
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-332-7493