Find a timber harvest plan for Haines Junction

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.

Haines Junction Annual Limit Region

 

Name:

Mackintosh east timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is north of Haines Junction. The area is accessible from kilometres 1573 or 1589 along the Alaska Highway. The area covers 7,100 hectares with about 77,018 cubic metres of salvageable dead spruce. (5,030.16 KB)

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Building logs timber harvest (Marshall Creek)

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is south of Haines Junction. The area is along the Alaska Highway at kilometre 1556.5. The area covers 98.8 hectares with up to 700 cubic metres of spruce and aspen for harvesting. (2,106.11 KB)

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Marshall Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area is in the Marshall Creek area southeast of Haines Junction. The area is about 2 kilometres south of Pine Lake. The area covers 447.5 hectares. It has an estimated volume of 50,613 cubic metres of wood and includes an estimated 38,267 cubic metres of dead spruce. (22,487.16 KB)

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Bear Creek timber harvest plan

Description:

This timber harvest plan area provides harvesting north of Haines Junction. The plan covers 542 hectares. It has an estimated volume of wood of 61.713 cubic metres and includes about 39,396 cubic metres of dead wood killed by spruce bark beetles. (22,300.55 KB)

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Haines Junction community fuel abatement timber harvest plan

Description:

This fuel abatement plan explains the steps that community members can take to reduce the risk of a fire near Haines Junction. Fuel abatement is the removal of forest vegetation such as:

  • standing dead trees;
  • downed dead trees;
  • forest litter;
  • shrubs; and
  • other plants that are ignitable.
    (3,307.42 KB)

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Silver City fuel abatement timber harvest plan

Description:

This community fuel abatement plan area is along the southern shore of Kluane Lake near Silver City. The priority of this plan is to reduce the risk of forest fires in the area. (8,356.83 KB)

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Pine Canyon timber harvest plan

Description:

These timber harvest plan areas are along the Alaska Highway from the Aishihik River to the Pine Lake area near Haines Junction. This plan covers 2,099 hectares. (22,021.68 KB )

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Forest development project for the Quill Creek bench harvest planning area

Description:

The timber harvest plan area is 5 to 20 kilometres south of Haines Junction. The area is along the Haines Road east of the Kluane National Park and Reserve boundary. This plan covers 12,031 hectares and includes 117,000 cubic metres of fuelwood. (108.26 KB)

Contact: 

Contact a government forester for this region.

Neal Allison
Email: neal.allison@gov.yk.ca
Phone: 867-334-5896

Mark Pedersen
Email: mark.pedersen@gov.yk.ca
Phone: 867-335-9068