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Minganie RCM - MFFP tour to distribute timber harvesting permits

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SEPT-ÎLES, QC, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) would like to inform the Minganie RCM population that it will be touring area municipalities between September 18 and 26, 2018, to distribute timber harvesting permits to residents of the RCM.

The permit allows residents using timber for domestic purposes to receive as much as 22.5 m³ stacked (18.75 cords 16 inches long) depending on the going rate. The permit is valid until March 31, 2019. Residents who want the permit can put in a request on the following dates at the following locations.

 

Kégaska

September 18, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Town hall



Natashquan

September 18, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Town hall (Alfred-Vigneault)



Aguanish

September 19, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Oasis du Bel Âge residence (activity room in the basement)



Baie-Johan-Beetz

September 19, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Town hall



Havre-Saint-Pierre

September 20, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

September 21, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Services Québec (local employment centre, 2nd floor)



Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan

September 25, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Town hall



Rivière-Saint-Jean

 

September 26, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 

Town hall



Rivière-au-Tonnerre

 

September 26, 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Town hall

 

You can also request a permit by calling Unité de gestion de Sept-Îles−Havre-Saint-Pierre-et-Anticosti at 418-964-8300 or by going to our office at 456 avenue Arnaud, Suite 1.03, Sept-Îles.

MFFP would like to remind you that a permit is mandatory to harvest timber in public forests. Like all other forest activities, timber harvesting is subject to strict rules to protect forest resources.

For more information on MFFP and to learn more about our activities and accomplishments, go to https://mffp.gouv.qc.ca/the-department/?lang=en and our social media pages:
 https://www.facebook.com/ForetsFauneParcs 
 https://twitter.com/MFFP_Quebec

 

Source:
Catherine Thibeault
Communications Advisor
Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs
Phone: 418-695-8125, ext. 233
Cell: 418-482-1996

 

SOURCE Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs

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